Ukroboronprom and Airbus will cooperate on a helicopter program

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Ukroboronprom and Airbus will cooperate on a helicopter program

25 November 2021, 17:40

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Airbus will cooperate with Ukraine on helicopters

The French aircraft manufacturer will cooperate with Ukraine on a number of programs, including a helicopter one.

Ukroboronprom will cooperate with the French aircraft manufacturer Airbus on a helicopter program. This was announced during the forum Big construction: aviation and tourism on Thursday, November 25, said the head of the concern, Yuri Gusev.





"We have planned certain joint actions together with Airbus and not only in the creation of a national airline, but also cooperation in the direction of the helicopter program. In addition, we are considering the creation of a service center, which we are discussing with our partners," he said.

Airbus Vice President for Development Jacques Gareg said that the contract with the Ministry of Internal Affairs allowed the company to develop cooperation, including in terms of service support in Nizhyn and the development of a training school in Kremenchug.

He also said that Airbus will need partners in Ukraine.

"One of the big challenges we face is the continuation of servicing our direction. And we will need partners in Ukraine. We must strengthen this cooperation in the direction of helicopters," Gareg emphasized.

Earlier today it became known that Ukraine intends to create a new airline with the participation of Airbus.
 

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Creation of a new Ukrainian airline: details

https://korrespondent.net/business/companies/4420654-sozdanye-novoi-avyakompanyy-ukrayny-podrobnosty

Ukraine will buy or lease Airbus planes

Ukraine and France will develop cooperation in the field of aviation. A new air carrier will be created with the participation of Airbus.

The Ministry of Infrastructure has signed a memorandum of cooperation with the aircraft manufacturer Airbus on the development of cooperation between Ukraine and France in the field of aviation. On Thursday, November 25, the press service of the department reported.

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The document includes the terms of cooperation within the framework of the creation of a national air carrier in Ukraine.

In particular, according to Interfax-Ukraine, the possibility of leasing / purchasing is being considered: six small narrow-body aircraft (type A220); 12 medium narrow-body aircraft (type A320 / A321); four wide-body aircraft (type A330 / 350).

Also, after the creation of a national air carrier, Ukraine and Airbus can cooperate in the aerospace industry.

One of the largest aircraft building companies Airbus sees potential in Ukraine for creating a new air carrier.

Airbus Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Kimon Sotiropoulos commented on the agreement.

“I am convinced that the decision of the Ukrainian government to launch a new Ukrainian air carrier at this time is correct. Because we are all now going through a period of pandemic and we hope that after its completion we will be able to restore air traffic and air traffic. And we see in Ukraine ... great potential to create a new air carrier, "he said.

The manager considers the idea to create a carrier from scratch "a great solution".

“Because starting from scratch, you can immediately invest in better technology, a better fleet that has a lower carbon footprint, uses less fuel, and therefore is better for the environment,” said Sotiropoulos.

According to President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the airline will be named Ukrainian National Airlines.
 

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Ukraine intends to invest 34 billion in the aviation industry

25 November 2021, 12:59

https://korrespondent.net/business/...na-namerena-ynvestyrovat-v-avyaotrasl-34-mlrd

Ukraine intends to invest billions of hryvnias by 2030 in the development of the aviation sector and build new airports.

Ukraine intends to invest 34 billion hryvnia in the development of aircraft construction until 2030. This was announced by Prime Minister Denis Shmygal at the Big Construction: Aviation and Tourism Forum on Thursday, November 25.



He noted that 45 high-tech aircraft manufacturing enterprises had already received tax incentives on profits, VAT, land tax, customs privileges on the import of high-tech equipment by January 1, 2025.

The action plan will provide for the modernization of the production of passenger and transport aircraft of the AN, Antonov family, Mi helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, import substitution of goods from the Russian Federation.

“In conjunction with the agreement with the EU on the open skies, I am sure that this will give a rapid impetus to the development of domestic air transportation, aircraft construction, the tourism industry. And most importantly, this is a huge number of jobs for Ukrainians,” Shmyhal said.

In turn, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced the decision to build two new airports in eastern Ukraine and in Transcarpathia.

“Today Ukraine is investing billions of hryvnias in the modernization of regional airports. These are new runways, these are new terminals in Chernivtsi, Rivne, Zhytomyr, Krivoy Rog, Dnipro ... And we are also preparing for two more. two more new airports. In the east of Ukraine and one more new airport in Transcarpathia, "he said, without specifying the exact location of the new airports.

Infrastructure Minister Alexander Kubrakov said that in mid-2022 they plan to start construction of a runway at Mukachevo airport.

As reported, during the forum it became known that the creation of a new airline has begun in Ukraine with the participation of the French concern Airbus.
 
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