“Antonov” and Turkish Aerospace Industries negotiate joint manufacturing of aircrafts

Ukrainian State Company “Antonov” and Turkish Aerospace Industries Company conduct negotiations on the development of an aircraft on the basis of An-158.

Such information has been announced by the President of the State Company “Antonov” Dmytro Kiva at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget (France).

“We are conducting negotiations on the joint design and manufacturing of aircrafts, including the ones for Turkey, on the basis of An-158. But this is going to be modernized aircraft, with enhanced characteristics”, - Mr. Kiva has informed.

In the framework of this Air Show Ukrainian Prime-Minister Mykola Azarov has also conducted brief negotiations with representatives of Turkish Aerospace Industries, in the course of which the parties have discussed the perspectives of the potential collaboration.

English translation by BSN