Moscow Air Show Brings $3 Billion In New Business | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date






Airborne On ANN

Airborne 11.23.15

Airborne 11.24.15

Airborne 11.25.15

Airborne 11.19.15

Airborne 11.20.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 11.23.15

Airborne 11.24.15

Airborne 11.25.15

Airborne 11.19.15

Airborne 11.20.15

EAA/ANN AirVenture Innovation Preview

AIP-#1 Vimeo

AIP-#2 Vimeo

AIP-Part 1 YouTube

AIP-Part 2 YouTube

Mon, Aug 27, 2007

Moscow Air Show Brings $3 Billion In New Business

No New Orders For Sukhoi Regional Airliner

It's a start. The Moscow Air Show, which wrapped up Sunday, reportedly brought some $3 billion in new contracts for Russian manufacturers. That's a sizable increase overs years past... but a far cry from such notable Western shows as Le Bourget, Farnborough, and Dubai.

The recently-created United Aircraft Corp. signed approximately $1.5 billion in new business, Federal Agency on Industry head Boris Alyoshin told The Associated Press. Event organizers claimed a threefold increase overall from the $1 billion taken in during the 2005 show.

Still, that total is considerably less than the volume of orders seen at the biennial Farnbourough and Paris Air Shows. During this year's exhibition in Le Bourget, Airbus alone took in $88 billion in new business.

The Moscow show was notable for a Boeing 737 order from Atlant-Soyuz, which is controlled by the Moscow city government. As ANN reported, the charter carrier signed for four 737-700s. Analysts say the order underscored the need for Russia's homegrown airliners to advance to Western safety, noise, and emissions standards.

Somewhat curiously, one of Russia's brightest new projects -- the Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional jet -- received little attention during the show. No new orders for the 75- to 95-seat plane were taken; were it not for a sales and service agreement signed between Sukhoi and Italy's Alenia Aeronautica, the plane would have stayed out of the headlines completely.

One news item Russia would have preferred to keep out of the papers was the grounding last week of all Su-24 bombers, following a crash in the Far East officials believe was caused by technical issues. Still, the show brought in around $400 million in military-related business, said Vladimir Poleshchuk, the deputy head of the Federal Military-Technical Cooperation Service.

Rosoboronexport, Russia's state-owned arms trader, reports almost 800 companies from approximately 100 countries participated in the show -- up from 70 two years ago. Delegations from China, the Mideast, and Latin America made up the largest foreign presence at the show.

Moscow newspapers reported on poor event organization at the show, leading to such issues as inadequate toilet facilities and several traffic jams.



More News

Airborne 11.25.15: Blue Origin Reusable Rocket!, AMA Reacts, Transgender Pilots

Also: UK CAA, E-Fest 2015, Citizens In Space, Gulfstream G500, Dassault Falcon Jet, CFM LEAP-1A, Tuskegee's Milton Crenchaw ANN Airborne Link: /index.cfm?do=video.playVideo&vid>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (11.29.15)

Aero-News Quote of the Day "Thales pioneered fly-by-wire technology almost 40 years ago, and we believe that Cessna’s confidence in us as we embark on this exciting next step>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.29.15): Inner Marker

Inner Marker A marker beacon used with an ILS (CAT II) precision approach located between the middle marker and the end of the ILS runway, transmitting a radiation pattern keyed at>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.29.15)

Aero Linx: Mercy Airlift It is the Mission of Mercy Airlift to provide humanitarian aid on a nondiscriminatory and impartial basis to the victims of natural and man made disasters >[...]

Swedavia Selects Lockheed Martin To Deliver Next Generation Systems

Will Share Data Among 10 Airport Network In Sweden Swedish Airport Operator Swedavia has selected Lockheed Martin to deliver a new generation of multi-airport operational systems t>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus





© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC