15 May, 2024


Colonel Carlos Salazar will be the CEO of the twenty-fourth edition of the Fair.

On Wednesday, May 15, at the facilities of the International Air and Space Fair and in the presence of the Commander of the Logistics Command and President of FIDAE, Lieutenant General Máximo Venegas Raggio, the transfer of power of the oldest and foremost Aerospace, Defense, and Security Exhibition in Latin America took place.

Thus, Colonel Ignacio Baeza handed over the Exhibition’s Executive Office to Colonel Carlos Salazar, who will lead the twenty-fourth edition of this important event.

On this occasion, Colonel Salazar emphasized “the relevance that the International Air and Space Fair has as it is already consolidated at international level. It is a contribution to the country and to the Region; thus, it is everybody’s duty to boost its prestige”.

Besides, he added: “It is a huge challenge, and, for me, it is an honor to lead this world-class Fair. I have no doubts that thanks to the assistance of the people that permanently work here and those who support the labor during the fair period, we will, once again, enhance the reputation of the Chilean Air Force before the world’s eyes”.

Likewise, Lieutenant General Venegas highlighted and expressed appreciation for the work done by Colonel Baeza while commanding FIDAE 2024, which succeeded beyond expectations. At the same time, he wished the FIDAE 2026 CEO the best in his management.

Note that the twenty-fourth edition of the International Air and Space Fair will be carried out in 2026, at the northern side of the Airport Arturo Merino Benítez in Santiago de Chile.