The air show is being held for the 14th time. This year, the People's Republic of China became the official partner country of MAKS.

The main goal of MAKS, which is traditionally held under the patronage of the President of the Russian Federation, is to demonstrate Russian high technologies, the openness of the Russian market for joint innovative projects with foreign partners.

On August 28, 2019, Aero Technik specialists took part in a business program and a number of seminars on supply quality for suppliers and foreign partnerships in aircraft manufacturing, which were held as part of the "MAKS-2019" International Aviation and Space Salon.