Package of ten agreements signed at MAKS-2011 air show

ZHUKOVSKY, August 17 (Itar-Tass) —— As Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin visited the 10th international air and space show MAKS-2011, a package of agreements was signed on Wednesday.

The state-run corporation Russian Technologies and United Aircraft-building Corporation agreed on strategic partnership. Russian Technologies Director Sergei Chemezov and UAC President Mikhail Pogosian put their signatures to the deal.

A contract for the supply of short and medium-haul airliners MS-21 between the Irkut corporation and leasing company Aviacapital-Service was signed by the general director of Russian Technologies Sergei Chemezov and deputy head of the Irkut corporation, Alexei Fyodorov.

The general director of Aeroflot, Vitaly Saveliev, and head of Aviacapital Service, Roman Pakhomov, inked a cooperation agreement on the operating leases of short-and medium-haul passenger liners MS-21.

Russian Technologies and Boeing agreed to expand cooperation. Besides, Russia’s state-owned corporation and the Safran group agreed on the establishment of a joint Russian-French venture to produce laser inertial navigation systems.

Putin attended the signing of a contract between the company Helicopters of Russia and the airline UTair for the supply of 40 helicopters Mi-171/Mi-8AMT. The airline Gazpromavia agreed with the Helicopters of Russia on the supply of 39 Mi-8AMT copters. UTair is to lease 24 Sukhoi Superjet-100 liners. The relevant document was signed between the companies VEB-Leasing, UTair and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft.



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