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Aviation Equipment and Boeing agreed the aircraft component distribution system setting up.

Aviation Equipment holding belonging to Rostekhnologii will invest 30 million dollars into the aircraft component overhaul distribution system. The first center is to open this November in Sheremetyevo airport.

"This is the first large-scale project in Russia for foreign aircraft component distribution", underlines CEO of Rostekhnologii, Sergey Chemezov, "It will improve the service we are rendering to our partner air carriers. The centers we plan to set up are expected to substantially facilitate Russian aviation companies in terms of reducing the overhaul and repair time and diminish the demurrage."
Similar center constructions are projected in Russian regional centers. Investment outlay will amount to 30 million dollars. Foreign partners will contribute innovative technologies for effective logistic system management and component distribution.

Currently component delivery for foreign aircrafts takes from 1 to 3 days as they are to be shipped from European warehouses. "New distributive center branching out will reduce the delivery time to 6 hours", reported CEO of Aviation Equipment, Maksim Kuzyuk. "This will reduce costs connected with demurrage. For example, the 1 day demurrage of single-aisle aircraft like Boeing 737 exceeds 35 thousand dollars."

"We are convinced that Aviation Equipment Concern has the potential required for effective component distribution system setting up and that we can provide our partners with high technologies for successful development," says Vice President, Sales, Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, Rick Andersen.
At the first stage we are to arrange the Boeing aircraft component distribution. At the next stage the centers are to deliver spare parts for the most common Russian and foreign aircrafts.

According to Airclaims, 23 Russian air carriers use over 300 Boeing airplanes. Aviation repair and overhaul market turnaround in Russia is estimated to be 2 billion dollars per year.

Rostekhnologii is Russian corporation established in 2007 for high-technology industrial goods of civil, military and dual-purpose development, producing and exportation facilitation. It comprises 663 companies which are to form 12 defence-industry complex and 5 civil industry sector holdings. The ventures of Rostekhnologii are located in 60 regions of Russia and cater for markets of over 70 countries. CEO of the corporation is Sergey Chemezov. Net profit in 2011 amounted to 1.55 billion rubles, tax liabilities totaled 100 billion rubles.

Aviation Equipment holding enters the Rostekhnologii corporation. It comprises 36 ventures located all over the country: in Moscow, Moscow and Arkhangelsk regions, Ufa, Samara, Ulyanovsk, Omsk, and other regions . The company supplies, supports and repairs aviation equipment.In Russian and CIS markets the enterprise distributes goods for leading international producing companies. Aeroflot, Sukhoi, Transaero, Airlines, UTair and other largest carriers are the customers of Aviation Equipment.

Boeing cooperates with Russian aero-space industry for over 15 years. There are 2 large Boeing centers in Moscow. Over 1200 Russian engineers perform contracts in the company design center developing principal commercial aircrafts. R&D center is in charge of new technologies designing, testing, aerodynamics and noise research and IT project implementation. Moscow has the largest engineering center outside the USA. During all the time in Russia Boeing has performed 7 billion dollar service contracts. In next 30 years the company plans to invest 27 more billion dollars in Russia, including the 18 billion for titanium goods purchase, 5 billion for the designing services and 4 billion for other goods and services inter alia the ones for space programs.

URL: http://www.ruaviation.com/news/2012/10/31/1305/