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Turkey, a Partner Country at the ILA Air Show, Berlin

1,203 participants from 40 countries as well as 227,000 visitors participated in the ILA Air Show that took place at Berlin between 20-25 May. 

Issue 54

The ILA Air Show, with Turkey participating as an official partner country for the first time, was opened by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Republic of Turkey’s Minister of Transportation Lütfi Elvan.

The Air Show saw its largest participation in its 105 year history and was followed by 3,800 media members from 55 countries. With 60 conferences from UAVs to indigenous aircraft platforms, the fair also exhibited over 300 civilian and military aircraft, helicopters and UAVs at the static display area. This year’s Fair also saw a new excitement in civil aviation with the Airbus A380, Boeing 747-8, Airbus A350 and the XWB passenger aircraft exhibited for the first time at the Air Show. The A400M, considered as Europe’s biggest military transport aircraft and the AN-124 as the world’s largest transport aircraft were among the “guests” at the Air Show in Berlin.

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