Presentation of the Show

The International Paris Air Show is organised by the SIAE, a subsidiary of GIFAS, the French Aerospace Industries Association.

The 533rnd  show will take place at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions from 17 to 23 June 2019, and once again will bring together all the players in this global industry around the latest technological innovations. The first four days of the Show will be reserved for trade visitors, followed by three days open to the general public.

Scope of the Show

  • Aircraft : Construction and assembly and sub-assemblies,
  • Space, spacecraft, satellite, telecommunications,
  • Aircraft engines, aerospace powerplant and related equipment,
  • Airborne equipment and systems (including weapons),
  • Pilot & navaids,
  • Cabin interiors
  • Production equipment, tools and software,
  • Subcontracting (mechanical engineering and composite materials, aircraft interiors, etc.)
  • Composite materials and surface treatment,
  • Maintenance, product support & spares, transport,
  • Services,
  • Airport equipment and services

Flying display

Each time the show is held, more than 150 aircraft are presented to visitors.
A number of there are involved in the flying displays held each afternoon.
These displays, which are always spectacular and often amazing, are one of the show’s high points, giving exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their technological expertise and allowing visitors to discover the latest innovations.

The Show history, a fey key dates

The International Paris Air Show will be staging its 51st edition.

This event, over a hundred years old, is the largest and longest-running aerospace trade show in the world. Since its launch, the Show has been at the very heart of developments in the global aerospace market, for which it has become the most important meeting place over the years.
Open to professionals and the general public alike, it inspires a large number of vocations.

 
  • 1909
  • 1928
  • 1953
  • 1969
  • 2005
  • 2009
  • 2011
  • 2013
  • 2015
  • 2017
  •  The first show totally dedicated to « aerial locomotion » was created by André Granet and Robert Esnault-Pelterie. It was held from 25 September to 17 October 1909 in Paris’s Grand Palais. The venue was full to capacity and the success of this first exhibition led to wide acclaim for the event, which was then held annually. In 1909, 100,000 visitors attended the Show to admire innovations from 380 exhibitors.
     
  • 11th Aviation Show. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh had landed at Le Bourget airport following the first non-stop flight between New York and Paris. This made Le Bourget the best-known aviation platform in the world, and particularly in the United States.
  • The Show moved to Le Bourget permanently, and the 1st exhibition centre became a key venue for the conclusion of contracts between official institutions and constructors.
     
  • Concorde, the world’s first supersonic commercial aircraft, and the Boeing 747 jumbo jet are on display at the Show.
  • First public presentation of the Airbus A380. On this occasion, the show broke all previous records in terms of general public numbers, with almost 230,000 visitors in 3 days.
  • Centenary of the show. For the show's centenary, some thirty historic aircraft attended, creating a display depicting 100 years of innovation. The return of the Patrouille de France aerobatic team also attracted a great deal of attention.
  • A record-breaking year, with more than 2,110 exhibitors and the presence of Solar Impulse, the first solar airoplane.
  • 50th edition of the Air Show – the show of the future, with the Careers Plane, the alternative fuels space, certification 20121 and a new mobile application: the only one of its kind in the world.
  • Record breaking edition with over 2 300 exhibitors
  • A success for innovation. A new record for orders.