Posted: 07.02.2024 12:37:00

MAZ presents its apron bus at NAIS 2024 in Moscow

The Minsk Automobile Works (MAZ) is presenting its MAZ 271 low-floor apron bus at the 11th National Aviation Infrastructure Show (NAIS 2024) in Moscow, MAZ press service reports

“The exposition of the Minsk Automobile Works at the NAIS 2024 expo has already been visited by an official delegation consisting of the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Andrei Belousov, Russia’s Transport Minister Vitaly Saveliev and his deputy Vladimir Poteshkin, as well as Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency Dmitry Yadrov,” the press service informed. “Vladimir Yanushko, the Deputy General Director of MAZ JSC – Managing Company of BELAVTOMAZ Holding, presented our MAZ 271 apron bus to high-ranking guests, explained its technical characteristics and spoke about the advantages of the model.”

The company recalled that MAZ is CIS’ only manufacturer of specialised buses for transporting passengers at airports. The new model of such equipment is distinguished by a modern design, light external lines and increased glazing area, the use of innovative devices and electronic systems.

“This generation of low-floor MAZ 271 buses is a worthy rival to the best models of the world’s leading manufacturers,” the company underlines. “The designers conducted certain works aiming to create an import-protected model of the apron bus. MAZ 271 is equipped with a EURO-5 environmental class engine with a power of 240HP and a six-speed automatic transmission made in Belarus. Thoughtful design solutions ensure the safety and comfort of passengers. Along with the classic rear-view mirrors, rear-view cameras are installed, as well as cameras in the cabin, providing 360-degree visibility. Taking into account the development of the line of airport apron bus models, MAZ is ready to offer an electric version of the bus.

The National Aviation Infrastructure Show NAIS 2024 is being held on February 6th-7th at Moscow’s Crocus Expo. The exhibition presents equipment and technologies for the modernisation and development of airport infrastructure. Over 110 companies from 13 regions of Russia, Belarus, China and Iran display a whole range of the latest technique, equipment and technologies: from technical lighting to UAVs, from safety frames to quickly erectable structures, from biometrics to luggage belts, as well as wheeled vehicles, etc. For eleven years now, NAIS has been bringing together thousands of airline representatives with industry regulators, research institutes, developers and supplier companies. The event is held with the support and participation of the Russian Transport Ministry, Rosaviatsiya, Rostransmodernizatsiya and Rostransnadzdor.