Greetings

Vladimir Putin

President of the Russian Federation

I welcome you to the International aviation and space salon "MAKS-2019".

For more than a quarter of a century, leading Russian developers and manufacturers of aerospace technique and their foreign colleagues have been meeting at the town of Zhukovsky situated near Moscow, at one of the world's largest branch shows. The exhibition introduces experts to the advanced achievements of our scientists, engineers, designers in the field of civil, military, transport aircraft construction and helicopter industry, offers participants a highly topical business program. Of course "MAKS" is always a great, long-awaited event for numerous aviation enthusiasts. Bright, impressive performances of test pilots and aerobatic flight teams turn the air show into a really unforgettable festivity...

Dmitry Medvedev

Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

Dear friends!

I welcome you to the opening of the MAKS 2019 International aviation and space salon.

More than for two decades it is held in the city of Zhukovsky which bears the name of an outstanding Russian scientist and the founder of modern aerodynamics. It was here that a unique research and production complex was created...

Yuri Borisov

Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

On behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation and from myself personally, I welcome the organizers, participants and guests of the XIV International aviation and space salon.

Today, the Russian aircraft technique and equipment meet all modern requirements and are absolutely competitive at the world market...

Denis Manturov

Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

On behalf of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and from myself personally I welcome participants and guests of the XIV International aviation and space salon MAKS-2019.

The aircraft and astronautics in the 21-st century retain the status of the most innovative and dynamically developing branches of mechanical engineering making a significant contribution to development of the national economy. Progress in this sector affects quality of everyday life of our citizens.

Sergei Shoigu

Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation

Dear friends!

The International aviation and space salon is one of the largest specialized platforms for demonstration of the latest achievements of domestic and foreign enterprises.

The expositions of Russian companies where you can get acquainted with the latest developments in the sphere of aircraft, helicopter and rocket construction, space systems, weapons complexes, always cause increased interest.

Dmitry Shugaev

Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation

Dear organizers, participants and guests of the International aviation and space salon!

Russia surely maintains a key position among the leaders of the world market of military products, annually exporting military equipment worth about $ 15 billion. A considerable share of this volume falls on aircraft and air defense equipment. Especially in demand from foreign customers are samples of weapons tested in real combat conditions and proven to be highly effective.

Sergey Chemezov

Director General of the “Rostec” State Corporation

Dear friends!

For more than a quarter of the century Russia is a hostess of one of the largest and most significant forums of the world aviation industry — MAKS salon in the town of Zhukovsky near Moscow.

For the past years the International aerospace salon has established itself not only as a spectacular exhibition action where the last achievements of branch are demonstrated...

Mikhail Kotyukov

Minister of Science and the Higher Education of the Russian Federation

Dear friends! Dear colleagues!

On behalf of the Ministry of Science and the Higher Education of the Russian Federation and from myself personally I welcome organizers, participants and guests of the MAKS-2019 air show!

Over the years of its history the International aerospace salon became the authoritative platform and a landmark event for specialists of the branch, as well as a holiday for fans of an airspace technique.

Andrey Vorobyov

The Governor of the Moscow Region

I welcome participants and guests of the International aviation and space salon MAKS-2019!

This year the Moscow region for the fourteenth time hosts one of the world's largest aviation forums. MAKS is a landmark event for the professional community, business, government and anyone interested in aviation. This is a bright show in the sky and a serious meaningful work on the sites. Annually, major contracts and partnership agreements are signed at the forum, which are of strategic importance for the Russian aerospace industry.

Dmitry Rogozin

General Director of Roskosmos State Corporation

To participants and guests of the International aerospace salon MAKS-2019

On behalf of Roskosmos State Corporation I welcome organizers, participants and guests of the XIV International aerospace salon!

The development of modern world economy is impossible without aircraft and space activity, without continuous updating of the equipment and technologies, without broad international cooperation. Therefore, it is possible to note definitely that not only the particular companies' competitiveness...

Yuri Slyusar

Director General of JSC “UAC”

Dear colleagues!

On behalf of the United Aircraft Corporation, I welcome you to the fourteenth International aviation and space salon!

Aircraft branch is the center of attraction of key technological innovations, the industry that gives impetus to the development of many high-tech sectors of the country's economy. Today, highly competitive military, transport and civilian aircraft are being built in the engineering...