The Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Maxim Sokolov and Deputy Head of the Federal Railway Transport Agency Igor Mitsuk became visitors to the SkyWay display stand at the exhibition "Transport of Russia". Officials reviewed the current stage of development of the technology and its potential to reduce the level of emission of harmful substances into the atmosphere, increasing speeds, improving safety, comfort and cost of transportation. The authorities reacted with approval to the SkyWay developments and plans. In particular, the Transport Minister has expressed interest in relation to the construction cost of the SkyWay transport systems and announced the intention to present the string transport to the Governor of Moscow region.
During the exhibition, in addition to the above, guests of the SkyWay display stand were: the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region S. Morozov, the first Deputy Chairman of Ulyanovsk region Government A. Tyurin, the General Director of Electric Transport Management in the urban district of Ufa A. Fazlyev, Vice-President of the International Association of urban electric transport Enterprises S. Zakyrov, the regional Director on business development at Nokia Co. Armen Narinyan and many others.