Friday, September 24, 2021

Azerbaijan makes advance payment for two Ukrainian AN-178 aircraft

Ukraine has already received advance payment for the first two aircraft An-178 in accordance with the contract with Azerbaijan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine Hennady Zubko has made a statement during his visit to Antonov state enterprise, Ukrinform reports.

“There is a contract for 10 aircraft. There is advance payment , listed on the first two aircraft in June. Here we thank Azerbaijan, who is not afraid to finance “, – the minister said.

According to minister, “Antonov” real request from the aircraft  there Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and other countries.


It was reported that Azerbaijan became the launch customer for the An-178. The agreement with the State Enterprise “Antonov” was signed in May 2015.

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