Russia’s UAC Creates New Commercial Aviation Division

Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) forges corporate and business processes to form the Commercial Aviation Division.

In accordance with the decision of the UAC’ Board of Directors, JSC «Sukhoi Civil Aircraft» and LLC «UAC – Aggregation Center» will join the PJSC «Irkut Corporation» as subsidiaries. As part of the Division, subsidiaries retain core competencies in the development and production of aircraft.

The main efforts of the Division in the near future will be focused, first of all, on the completion of MC-21-300 tests and the serial production establishment, modernization of Superjet 100 and its business version, the creation of a unified system of MRO and marketing.

Irkut MC-21-300
Irkut MC-21-300, a Russian single-aisle twinjet airliner, developed by the Yakovlev Design Bureau and produced by its parent Irkut Corporation, part of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC). Credit: UAC.
Sukhoi Superjet 100
Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100), a Russian regional jet designed by Sukhoi, a division of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC). Credit: SuperJet International (SJI).

Consolidation of the main scientific and production capacities of the civil aircraft industry will allow more efficient implementation of existing programs and development of prospective projects.

It is planned to achieve significant progress in the field of after-sales support service, optimize operational processes and, ultimately, significantly increase the attractiveness of Russian commercial aircraft in the market.
Measures to resolve existing intra-group obligations and accomplishing of the formation of the share capital structure will be implemented during 2020.


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