From 1 to 6 November 2016, JSC “United aircraft Corporation” (UAC) will participate in the international exhibition Airshow China held in Zhuhai. The exhibition is considered the anniversary, as it was first held in 1996, also this year, China celebrates the 60th anniversary of the founding of the aerospace industry of the country, the press service of the KLA.
“The products of the Corporation will be represented by a number of military aircraft, civil and special aircraft manufactured by the enterprises of the KLA. At the stand in pavilion “D” will present a model of su-35, su-32, MS-21-300, Yak-152, the Yak-130, Il-96-400M, Il-114-300, be-200, be-103 and the SSJ 100. On static display visitors to MAKS will be able to see the SSJ 100 aircraft in the livery of the Irish airline CityJet. This is the debut of the aircraft’s interior, the development of Italian design firm Pinifarina in the Asia Pacific region”, – told the press service.
“Airshow China – the only international exhibition where the Corporation has increased the scale of their participation this reflects the current trend of development of cooperation between our countries”, – said the President of JSC “UAC” Yuri Slusar.
China is one of the main drivers of market growth the Asia Pacific region, the average annual growth of air travel in China in the next 20 years will be about 6.3% is the second largest in the world (after India). It is expected that by 2028 China will catch up with the market volume of passenger traffic of the current leader of the United States, and all of North America to 2033. The Asia-Pacific region as a whole, according to forecasts, the UAC will be the most capacious in the world the need for new aircraft to 2035. According to the estimates of JSC “UAC”, the need for new jet aircraft of the segment of 60-120 seats in China until 2035 will be about 800 aircraft. Aircraft of JSC “UAC” in this segment can take up to 10% of the market.