In light of the uncertainty linked to the current COVID-19 health crisis, the Paris Air Show organization
has made the decision to cancel the 2021 edition of the show, which was scheduled to take place
from 21 to 27 June 2021.
Together with the Board of Directors of the GIFAS (French Aerospace Industries Association), the Board
of Directors of the Paris Air Show has taken this inevitable decision in response to the international
health crisis and the large number of visitors that this popular show attracts. This reasonable decision
was agreed upon unanimously by the Paris Air Show Board members in the context of a crisis that has
had an unprecedented impact on the aerospace industry.
The next edition of the Paris Air Show will be held in June 2023, at a date that will be announced
Exhibitors will receive a full refund of all sums already paid and the Paris air Show will take full financial
responsibility for this decision.
“We are obviously disappointed not to be able to hold the 2021 edition of the Paris Air Show. After
many months of all trade show activities being suspended throughout the world, the entire
international aerospace and defence community was very much looking forward to being able to meet.
We have already started work to ensure that the 2023 edition celebrates the resurgence of the
aerospace industry on an international scale,” explains Patrick Daher, Chairman of the International
Paris Air Show and Chairman of the Daher Group.
Gilles Fournier, CEO of the International Paris Air Show, added, “We would like to extend a huge thank
you to all of our partners, exhibitors and service providers for the trust they have placed in us. We share
their disappointment, as the Paris Air Show continues to be an extremely popular event, even in periods
of crisis. The 2023 edition will be larger than ever, and our teams are already working to ensure its