MAKS-2015: numbers and facts
Among participants of the exhibition were 878 companies and organizations, among them – 151 companies from 30 countries. Expositions were organized in exhibition pavilions with a total area of 28K m2 and 8K m2 of open-air exhibition grounds. Delegations of companies worked in 78 chalets.
A number of important agreements were entered into at the Aviation Salon: State Transport Leasing Company signed a fixed price contract on delivery of 32 aircraft SSJ100 with the manufacturer - Sukhoi Civil Aircraft. Given the value of an option for another 28 airliners of this type, the value of the deal exceeded 130 billion rubles. Given the cooperation agreements with investment obligations, the value of contracts and deals at MAKS 2015 are estimated at 350 billion rubles. The Aviation Salon was visited by 103 official delegations from 65 countries.
MAKS 2015 gathered representatives of public authorities, business and research communities. In the course of more than 50 conferences and round tables, vital issues of development of aerospace activities, new technologies and materials, matters of personnel training were discussed. More than 2,000 people became participants of the events.
Student Day - a new addition to the program of MAKS 2015. Within the framework of this initiative, there were events dedicated to research and technical creativity of children and young people, professional orientation and enhancement of qualifications of personnel. On Student Day (August 28), the air show was visited by more than 7 thousand students of higher educational institutions and specialized vocational schools.
Among participants of the flight program were 90 aircraft, including 42 airplanes with 7 aerobatic teams. For the first time ever, Airbus showcased its latest passenger airplane A-350 both on the static display and in the flight program of MAKS 2015. There were 133 aircraft, including 21 aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Defense Forces, demonstrated on the static display of MAKS 2015.
A high level of safety of flights at MAKS 2015 was ensured by specialists of Gromov Flight Research Institute, members of the inter-departmental commission, JSC Aviaprom, and JSC Aviasalon.
Media at MAKS 2015
Coverage of MAKS 2015 was provided by almost 4K reporters from 580 Russian and 158 foreign media, including 43 Russian and 26 foreign TV networks. For the first time ever, the official accounts of MAKS 2015 were launched on major social networking sites. The number of subscribers reached 90K people.
More than 600 veterans of the Air Force - representatives of Belarus, Russia, and the Ukraine - participated in the MAKS events. They also had meetings with young people, guests and participants of the exhibition.
The total number of visitors of the event - 404K people. During the first three days, the air show was visited by more than 66K specialists. Seventy-two additional commuter trains were deployed. There were 8K parking spaces on the grounds of the exhibition complex and free park-and-ride parking in Bykovo for 15K vehicles.
During MAKS 2015, social and antiterrorism security in the territory of Gromov Flight Research Institute and the municipal district of Zhukovsky was ensured by 3080 policemen, servicemen of Internal Security Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Emercom, employees of private security companies, and in-house security. Safety on the roads was ensured by 400 officers of the Traffic Police.