Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Feb. 1
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
Uzbekistan Airways, the national airline of Uzbekistan, together with the Boeing Company opened Jan. 28 a center for repair of aircraft components at the base of the Uzbekistan Airways Technics aircraft maintenance enterprise, the national airline company told Trend.
The enterprise will be repairing major structural components of aircraft made of composite materials.
The representative of the airline company said that Boeing has invested $0.5 million in the new area.
In 2016, the Uzbek airline company will receive two Boeing-787-800 Dreamliner aircraft and will complete the construction of a hangar for their maintenance totaling $40 million until late 2016. Uzbekistan Airways concluded the contract with Boeing for the purchase of these two aircraft and a spare engine totaling $246.4 million in 2008.