Iran, Russia to Cooperate in Aviation Industry

Kish Island, December 14, 2022- The Deputy Minister of Iran's Industry, Mine, and Trade in Transportation announced the sharing of capabilities and the development of interactions between Iran and Russia.

According to the Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Kish Free Zone Organization, Manouchehr Manteghi, Deputy Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade for Transportation Industries Affairs, made the remarks on Tuesday evening in the opening ceremony of the 11th edition of the Iran International Aerospace Exhibition held at the Persian Gulf Hall of the International Conference Center on Kish Island.

Establishing strategic bilateral cooperation and taking giant steps in the aviation industry has been cited as the main aim of organizing the exhibition, he said, adding that networking and paving a suitable way for reaching the favored achievements in the aviation industry are among the important discussions in this exhibition.

The deputy minister of the industry further pointed to the salient achievements of the exhibitions held in the previous years and stated that attaining knowledge-based companies in the field of supply chain and manufacturing airplanes and helicopters, developing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the commercial sectors of the country, setting up consortium between technological companies for the design and development of airplanes and helicopters were some of the results obtained in the previous exhibitions.

In the current exhibition, the cooperation between Iranian and Russian aviation industries in the field of joint collaboration in the MRO of commercial aircraft, construction of aircraft with a capacity of 100 to 150 passengers by the Russian Aviation Union, as well as cooperation in the design and manufacturing of 70 to 100 passenger aircraft and ka226 helicopters in Iran are strictly pursued in Iran, Manteghi emphasized.

Over 90 Iranian and foreign companies are participating in the 11th Iran International Aerospace Exhibition on Kish Island from 13 to December 16, 2022.

PR & Int'l Affairs Department- KFZO