NAIS 2017 has opened in Crocus Expo. Innovative developments and solutions for civil aviation infrastructure, the dialogue of government and business are in the one platform.

IV National Aviation Infrastructure Show NAIS 2017 opened on 8 February in Crocus Expo. NAIS is a landmark event for professionals of the aviation industry and a key platform for dialogue between representatives of aviation business and authorities.

During the two show days NAIS unites more than 3,000 professionals on its platform, presenting the latest trends and developments in the field of civil aviation infrastructure.

The event was attended by the first representatives of the state authorities: I. Levitin, Aide to the President of the Russian Federation, M. Sokolov, the Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation, V. Okulov, Deputy Minister of transport of the Russian Federation; A. Neradko, The Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency; O. Safonov, Head of the Federal Tourism Agency, S. Cremer, Director of  Air navigation Bureau of International civil aviation organization (ICAO),V. Vantsev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of OJSC "international airport "Vnukovo"; E. Chudnovsky, the General Director of CJSC management company "Airports of Regions" and many others.

The exhibition presents companies from China, USA, Italy, Russia, France, Turkey and Germany with the achievements in the following sectors:

• Travel Routes-Russia: airports and airlines
• Government bodies / authorities 
• Building and construction 
• Equipment for airports and passenger terminals 
• Ground support equipment 
• Transport (aviation) security 
• Air traffic management and navigation equipment 
• IT solutions and software 
• Fleet aircraft maintenance and services for airlines 
• Non-aviation incomes and airport business environment 
• Education & training 
• Tourism

The participants in the GSE sector: MAZ, GAZ, Yutong, KOLUMAN and others.

An integral part of the exhibition is a two-day business program, in which participants are discussing key issues relating to the development of civil aviation infrastructure and  also establish business connections and relationships with partners.

The ceremony of rewarding the best airports and airlines - the winners of the awards "Air Gateway of Russia" and "Skyway Service Award", took place today!

III national Award "Air Gates of Russia" is aimed at identifying and promoting the most efficient and steadily developing Russian airports.

"Skyway Service Award" is an industry award for Russian and foreign airlines for the best service and client program, awarded by vote of the passengers.

The official representatives of the International civil aviation organization (ICAO) will came to the show to meet with Russian industrial enterprises of aeronautical branch and greeted the participants of NAIS 2017 at the opening ceremony.

Plenary session “Ensuring of sustainable development of Russian civil aviation infrastructure at the current stage”, Conference on “Legal framework and practical aspects of the use of drones”, Conference “Innovative Airport: efficiency technologies” are not less actual and interesting events at NAIS 2017.

This year's Forum “Travel Routes-Russia”  takes a special place in the program. Forum is the premier and dedicated to the development of route networks and domestic tourism in Russia. It was held in the first day of the exhibition. The main objective of the Forum "Travel Routes-Russia" was  the development and positioning of the attractive internal tourist routes, attraction of airlines and tourists to new tourist destinations in Russia.

Exhibitors also have an opportunity to conduct negotiations with their final consumers (decision-makers from airports and airlines) within the framework of the Business Networking Center. More than 100 aviation enterprises already have confirmed their participation (which is the majority of the market players).

"During the 4 years the project has received well-deserved recognition of the aviation community. It is considered to be one of the most important events of the industry. Cooperation of aviation authorities and representatives of the business community creates prerequisites for the development of industry and business " - says Anna Dycheva-Smirnova, General Director of Reed Exhibitions Russia, the company-organizer of the project NAIS.

Exhibition and Forum NAIS are opened for visitors on 8 and 9 February from 10:00 to 18:00.

Source: Nais-Russia