24 May 2023 21:01

MAKS 2023 airshow outside Moscow to be postponed or cancelled - sources

MOSCOW. May 24 (Interfax) - The MAKS 2023 International Aviation and Space Salon in Zhukovsky, Moscow region, has been postponed, a source close to its organizers told Interfax.

"It will either be postponed [to 2024] or postponed and held in some capacity in 2023," the source said, adding that the MAKS conference could be held in the airshow's place this year.

The organizing committee will make a final decision on Thursday, May 25, and the results will be announced before Friday, the source said.

Another source close to the organizing committee told Interfax that "cancellation is out of question, postponement to a later date is being discussed." The source did not specify the date.

The Russian Industry and Trade Ministry and the Rostec state corporation have not responded to Interfax's inquiries.

MAKS 2023 was planned to take place on July 25-30.