On September 8, 2021, the opening ceremony of the anniversary exhibition RUBAE 2021 (Russian Business Aviation Exhibition) took place at the Vnukovo-3 Business Aviation Center.
The 15th International Business Aviation Exhibition is supported by the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia). At the event, Deputy Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency Georgy Bakharev noted: "Every year RUBAE is an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the leading companies of business aviation, with developers and manufacturers of aircraft, on the same site. A chance to discuss critical issues of business aviation development, see the world's novelties and visit the stands of business aviation leaders. I wish the organizers, participants, and guests of the International Exhibition a successful and productive work. Let RUBAE 2021 give a start to promising projects and contribute to developing this segment of domestic civil aviation. "
Major General of Reserve Aviation, Military Pilot Class I, Candidate of Military Sciences, Corresponding Member of the Russian Aviation Academy, Excellence in Air Transport, Commander of the Order of Alexander Nevsky, Advisor to the General Director of JSC Vnukovo International Airport for airport management Vasily Alexandrov emphasized: "This year is very significant: Vnukovo Airport celebrated its 80th anniversary, 15 years - the International Business Aviation Exhibition. In addition, this year is a rising year after the pandemic. Vnukovo Airport has always been successful in the development of business aviation. In 2021, the air harbor demonstrates new successes. Despite all the difficulties, we are confidently looking into the future. Today's business people, the enthusiasts of this work, will set a real example among all the Moscow region airports and Russia and Europe. I am glad to welcome everyone! Good luck! "
The event was also attended by Dmitry Erzakovich, First Deputy General Director of Vnukovo International Airport, Anton Kuznetsov, Deputy General Director for Commerce of Vnukovo International Airport, and Igor Mudrik, General Director of VIPPORT.
At the end of the welcoming speeches of the honored guests, Georgy Sharov, Managing Director of Business Aviation Center JSC, wished good luck to all RUBAE 2021 participants and announced the exhibition open.
The honorary right to cut the red ribbon was granted to Deputy Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency Georgy Bakharev, General Director of FSUE State Corporation for Air Traffic Management in the Russian Federation Igor Moiseenko, Managing Director of Business Aviation Center JSC Georgy Sharov, Advisor to General Director of JSC Vnukovo International Airport Vasily Alexandrov and President of the United National Association of Business Aviation Yaroslav Odintsev.
RUBAE 2021 is the only industry event in Russia and the CIS that brings together numerous representatives of business aviation on a single platform and acts as a practical discussion platform for them.
Under the roof of the Vnukovo-3 hangar, which became an exhibition pavilion for three days (from 09/08/2021 to 09/10/2021), ideal conditions are provided for meeting all representatives of the business aviation industry. This exhibition offers a unique opportunity on one site to declare their presence on the Russian market for aircraft manufacturers, business aviation operators and aviation brokers, manufacturers of salons and special equipment for business jets, airports and business terminals, refueling complexes, in-flight catering suppliers, and others companies working in the field of business transportation. At RUBAE 2021, the stands of business aviation leaders are presented: Dassault Falcon, Bombardier, Pilatus, Boeing, Tu, Airbus Helicopters, Piaggio, and others, and at the static display, it will be possible to get acquainted directly with the aircraft presented. In addition to aircraft and helicopter manufacturers, RUBAE will be attended by airlines and service providers ranging from in-flight catering restaurants to tailor shops ready to provide unique upholstery.
The organizer of the business program within the exhibition framework was again the United National Business Aviation Association (UNBAA), which gives exhibitors and visitors a unique chance to take part in discussions on industry topics of current interest. A series of meetings with industry experts will take place in hangar Vnukovo - 3 in a specially equipped hall. Within two days, UNBAA will hold events, each of which will cover the market as a whole, industry standards and audits, security issues, customs procedures. In addition, it allows for the possibility of expanding contacts between Russian and foreign representatives of the business community, demonstrating a favorable climate in our country for international cooperation, and attracting investments in the development of a complex business aviation infrastructure and the introduction of modern technologies.
Vnukovo-3 is the largest Business Aviation Center in Russia and Eastern Europe with well-developed infrastructure, two VIP terminals, car parking, and a well-maintained protected area. The apron and hangar complexes allow simultaneously servicing and accommodating more than 250 aircraft of various types and modifications. The advantages of using hangars in our climatic zone are apparent: they help save expensive aviation equipment from climatic and biological adverse factors and carry out maintenance. Hangar rooms are equipped with heating, ventilation, lighting systems, and an automatic fire extinguishing system. It is thanks to such opportunities that international events are held at the Vnukovo-3 site.
Vnukovo International Airport is thankful to its partners Aeroexpress LLC and VIP Lounge LLC for invaluable assistance organizing the
Vnukovo International Airport is one of the largest air transport complexes in Russia. Annually, the airport serves about 200 thousand flights of Russian and foreign airlines. The airport's route network covers Russia and neighboring countries, Europe, America, Asia, and Africa. Vnukovo International Airport in 2019 broke a historical record and served over 24 million passengers, which is 11.7% or 2.5 million passengers more than in 2018.
Vnukovo airport complex, with a total area of about 300 thousand square meters, can provide a capacity of up to 35 million passengers per year.
Vnukovo International Airport, the only one among Russia's airports, received the award of the President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin, for his labor success and highly professional performance.
In addition, Vnukovo airport, for three years in a row, was recognized as the best airport in the highest category "International Airport" of the national award "Air Gate of Russia" as part of the National Aviation Infrastructure Show NAIS.