Ukraine’s Antonov to sell 10 aircraft to Azerbaijan

By bne IntelliNews May 8, 2015

Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov intends to sell 10 An-178 aircraft to Azerbaijan’s Silkway Airlines, the Unian news agency reported on May 7.

“An agreement on supplying 10 aircraft to Azerbaijani Silkway Airlinese company has been signed, and this company has become the customer of An-178,” the aircraft maker’s press service told Unian. It did not specify a timeline for the supplies of the aircraft

The cargo aircraft, made on the basis of the An-158 passenger plane, is capable of carrying up to 18 tonnes of freight including bulky C1 sea containers.

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