The forum panel discussions and case conferences on the development of passenger and cargo air transport Russia, fleet renewal domestic airlines, air cargo development paths, methods of promoting the development of regional air transport, maintenance and repair of aircraft and flight personnel training for civil aviation .
In addition, visitors IATF-2012 air show will be able to see the top flight teams of Russia and the world, as well as to visit the international exhibition showing the achievements of domestic airlines and representing international experience in the field of air transport and cluster economy.
The ceremony was attended by the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Rogozin, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov, Advisor to the President of Russia Igor Levitin, presidential envoy to the Volga Federal District Mikhail Babich, a senator of the Federation Council, Konstantin Titov, Director of Air Transport, Equipment and Materials Association of the German aerospace industry Stefan Berndes, the governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov and head of the city of Ulyanovsk Marina Bespalov.
Also at the opening of the IATF-2012 attended by representatives of top management of Russian and foreign airlines, airports, aircraft manufacturing organizations, enterprises for the maintenance and repair of aircraft, suppliers of equipment and services, research institutes and design bureaus, industry training centers, financial institutions, aviation analysts and consultants.
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that occupies a lot of time zones, Russia can not do without their own aircraft. "At the same time, in the city of Ulyanovsk is preparing for the first flight of a new freighter IL-476, which has excellent flight characteristics. We look forward to signing contracts for its production, which will provide a lot of jobs and will contribute to the displacement of foreign competition from the domestic market of air ships ", — said Deputy Prime Minister.
Welcoming the participants of the International Air Transport Forum, Governor Sergei Morozov expressed confidence that under the IATF-2012 will be found answers to many questions regarding the future of aviation and preparation for this highly skilled personnel. "For this, we have all — scientific and industrial base, the largest enterprise" Aviastar-SP ", the experience and the only Russian port special economic zone", — said the governor of the Ulyanovsk region.
According to the head of Ulyanovsk Marina Bespalov forum should be a great incentive for the development of domestic production of modern cargo and passenger aircraft. "This is the second such forum in Ulyanovsk. I am sure that members of the aviation industry in Russia and abroad yet time to visit our city to address the pressing problems of air transport services, building contacts and mutually beneficial agreements, "- said Marina Bespalov.