Turkmenistan to buy A330-200 Airbus

Transport Materials 8 January 2021 11:17 (UTC +04:00)
Turkmenistan to buy A330-200 Airbus

BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 8

By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:

Turkmenistan will sign a contract with the French Airbus company for the purchase of two working "A330-200" aircraft, Trend reports with reference to Turkmenistan’s State News Agency.

The corresponding decree, authorizing the conclusion of the contract, was signed by Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

The contract is concluded in order to successfully solve the tasks provided for in the Turkmenistan's national civil aviation development program for 2012-2030, and increase the volume of cargo transportation.

Earlier the president of the country allowed to conclude a contract with the German company Aircraft Finance Germany for the purchase of a Boeing 777-200F cargo airliner.

Turkmen Airlines signed a contract with the American corporation Boeing on the purchase of a new Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, the delivery of which was scheduled for January 2021.

According to Air Transport World, this aircraft was estimated at $346.9 million. The corresponding model was chosen in order to expand international air traffic to Europe and Asia and beyond.

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