29/09/2016 19:47

Silk Way Helicopter Services and Russian Helicopters intend to establish joint service center in Azerbaijan

Silk Way Helicopter Services (SWHS MMC) commercial helicopter company and Russian helicopter holding Russian Helicopters signed a letter of intent within the ADEX 2016 International Defence Exhibition on September 27.

The document was signed by Director General of Silk Way Helicopter Services Azer Sultanov and Deputy Director General of JSC Russian Helicopters Igor Chechikov.

According to the agreement, a service center for maintenance and overhaul of helicopters will be established in Azerbaijan, including helicopters on the balance of such structures as the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani State Border Service and Main Department of Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan.

Silk Way Helicopter Services is one of the most modern aviation enterprises in Azerbaijan. Every year helicopters of the company transport more than 50,000 passengers. At the moment a fleet of aircrafts, which is based at Zabrat Airport includes Sikorsky S-92A, Leonardo Helicopters AW139, Airbus Helicopters AS-332L1,  Airbus Helicopters EC-155B1, Ми-8МТВ-1, Ми-8АМТ helicopters, as well as Cessna 172S airplanes.

Russian Helicopters – is the only Russian helicopter manufacturer and one of the few companies worldwide with the capability to design, manufacture, service and test modern civilian and military helicopters. Russian Helicopters holding is part of State Corporation Rostec.