ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) — The first flight of the new MC-21-300 passenger airliner took place on Sunday. The aircraft might carry 150 —211 passengers, and it is expected to replace Soviet Tu, Yak and An aircraft.
"So far, we do not conduct any talks on the supplies to foreign companies — the first MC-21 aircraft has just made a flight. Therefore, we will actively work now," Gorkov said.
The 21st SPIEF is scheduled for Thursday-Saturday and is expected to gather high-ranking politicians and prominent business leaders from dozens of countries. The Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency is the official media partner of the forum.