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Azerbaijan to expand cooperation with Leonardo in civil aviation

The President of AZAL Jahangir Asgarov met with a delegation of the Italian concern Leonardo, headed by Marco Buratti, Senior Vice President of International Marketing and Strategic Campaigns of the Chief Commercial Office.
Since 2006 Leonardo concern has been closely cooperating with AZAL. During the entire period of cooperation, many projects have been implemented, including the supply of aircraft, helicopters and more. Among the projects of recent years are the supply of a navigation system and an aircraft landing system at international airports built in the liberated territories of Azerbaijan.
The meeting discussed the prospects for cooperation in civil aviation and a range of topical issues in the aviation sphere. The pair discussed the possibility of supplying a radar station at international airports built in the liberated territories of the country, a new automated baggage management system at Heydar Aliyev International Airport, as well as expanding the fleet with Agusta-type helicopters and providing their maintenance.
Jahangir Asgarov and Marco Buratti noted the great potential for fruitful cooperation through joint projects and initiatives. They exchanged views on the aspects of partnership development in various areas of Azerbaijan’s civil aviation and expressed readiness for a long-term partnership.
The Italian corporation Leonardo offers a wide range of innovative products for aviation and aerospace, develops numerous opportunities in the field of defense, security, etc. Continuous research, digital production and sustainable development are the fundamental cornerstones of the company’s activities.

Source: Azerbaijan State News Agency