Ukrainian Center for Converting Passenger Aircraft to Air-Freighter

by Olha Povaliaieva
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine at “Paris InfraWeek 2021” presented the concept of cooperation between “Antonov” and “AirBus”

Among the other aviation projects presented by Ukraine at the conference of the Ministry of the infrastructure of France, a special place is occupied by the production on the basis of the Ukrainian Antonov. The message was received from the Internet portal of the Ministry of the infrastructure of Ukraine.

"This summer, the Ministry began cooperation with the French consulting company Aerogestion on the optimal model for creating a national air carrier. Opportunities for cooperation between the Antonov State enterprise and Airbus are being studied as part of the development of a national air carrier concept. passenger to freighter conversion) at the production facilities of SE Antonov,'' says the Ministry of infrastructure.

It is also known that to create a national air carrier, the president of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy plans to cooperate with the French consulting company Aerogestion.

The national airline is expected to launch by the end of 2021.

We remind you that this is not the first general profile infrastructure project between Ukraine and France. Earlier, the two countries entered into an agreement for €1.3 billion. Funds are expected for projects of railway construction and modernization, as well as aircraft production

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