Poroshenko: New agreement with Boeing subsidiary is a pledge of Ukraine’s independence from Russia

Poroshenko: New agreement with Boeing subsidiary is a pledge of Ukraine’s independence from Russia

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko says that a new agreement signed between the State Enterprise Antonov and Aviall Services Inc., a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, on cooperation in aircraft production is a guarantee of Ukraine´s aviation independence from the Russian Federation.

In a post on his Facebook page, Poroshenko wrote: “I congratulate Antonov on the successful agreement with The Boeing Company Corporation on the production of components for Ukrainian aircraft. Such agreements are a pledge of our aviation independence from the Russian Federation and confirmation of a strategic course for cooperation with the US and the EU.”

He reminded that Ukrainian An-148, An-158 and An-178 aircraft will receive upgraded materials and spare parts under the new agreement.

As reported, on July 17, 2018, at Farnborough International Airshow 2018, Oleksandr Donets, President of Antonov Company, and Eric Strafel, CEO of Aviall Services, Inc., a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, signed a General Terms Agreement (GTA) on cooperation for after-sales support and manufacturing of the upgraded aircraft of the An-148, An-158 and An-178 family.

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