MAKS airshow: Vladimir Putin stops by the SaM146 engine
Olivier Andriès, CEO of Safran Aircraft Engines, welcomed the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, at the inauguration of MAKS airshow which takes place in Zhukovsky, near Moscow (18-23 July).
Olivier Andriès was able to present to Vladimir Putin all the products exhibited, as well as the strong industrial footprint that Safran and PowerJet have established in Russia for more than decades.
He started with the SaM146 engine, headlining the booth. And he presented then some SaM146 parts produced within Volagaero, the 50/50 joint venture of Safran Aircraft Engines and UEC Saturn located in Rybinsk.
*NPO Saturn became UEC Saturn on July 1st.
Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the Aerospace and Defense markets. Operating worldwide, Safran has nearly 58,000 employees and generated sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of 1.7 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and its share is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.
Safran Aircraft Engines designs, produces, sells, alone or in partnership, commercial and military aircraft engines offering world-class performance, reliability and environmental-friendliness. Through CFM International*, Safran Aircraft Engines is the world's leading supplier of engines for short and medium-haul commercial jets.
*CFM is a 50/50 joint company between Safran Aircraft Engines and GE