PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN
January 29, 2016
CENTER ON REPAIRING COMPOSITE COMPONENTS OF AIRCRAFTS LAUNCHED
Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) launched a new center on repairing and maintaining composite components of aircrafts in Tashkent.
The center was launched at the Uzbekistan Airways Technics. Uzbekistan Havo Yollari partnered with US corporation Boeing to launch the center.
Uzbekistan Airways Technics has technical base and qualified personnel for rendering all kinds of line and base maintenance service and repair of aircraft both of the Uzbek airline and foreign companies, and all its services are confirmed by the international certificates,
It is necessary to note that specialists of this aviation enterprise already had experience on work with composite details of airframe of aircraft Airbus A320 and Boeing-757/767, namely, nose cones, fairing of high-lift devices, elevators and rudders, panels of floor, etc.
After commissioning of the given Center the National provider of aircraft maintenance opens new horizons in development and continues successful long-term history of the enterprise of Uzbekistan in world aviation market of aircraft maintenance.
Boeing invested about US$500,000 into creation of new facility. The furnaces with the inert environment for processing of titanic alloys and process of pasting for repair of nose cones, as well as complete set of equipment for performance of repair of composite details of aircraft of all types were financed from these funds and supplied to the enterprise.
The Uzbek experts, who have taken preliminary training on repair of details from composites for aircraft, manufactured by the Boeing, have been involved for providing effective work of the given Center. Mechanics have received theoretical and practical training at the course “Basic Composites Repair and Metal Bond” in Singapore, and engineers have taken theoretical preparation in Seattle.
The Uzbek airline is planning to organize the trainings for experts of Uzbekistan Airways Technics on repairing composite details of Boeing-787 Dreamliner.
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Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) transported over 2.572 million passengers in 2015, the press service of the Uzbek airline said.
The airline said that it transported about 42,000 tonnes of cargo, including paid luggage.
Now cargo flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Dubai, Frankfurt, Shanghai, Seoul, Milan, Vienna, Hanoi, Zaragoza are carried out from Navoi Airport, where the International Intermodal Logistics Centre (IILC) was established.
During last year, about 692 flights were executed from IILC, while the volume of cargo transportation reached 35,989.2 tonnes in 2015, which rose by 16 % year-on-year.
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Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) will receive two airplanes Boeing-787 Dreamliner in the third quarter of 2015.
The Uzbek airline is now preparing for putting into operations the aircraft Boeing-787 Dreamliner, two of which will be delivered by Boeing in September - November 2016.
Modern long-haul aircraft Boeing-787 are created on the basis of high technologies and have high economic efficiency. Absolutely new approach to design of passenger cabins provides the maximum conveniences to passengers and flight crews, necessary for long-distance flights.
The new aircraft will start to be exploited on distant and long-distance international routes and will allow to carry out a nonstop flights from Tashkent to New York.