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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Accord With U.A.E.

MOSCOW -- A Russian airline has signed an agreement to set up an aircraft maintenance center in the United Arab Emirates.


Volga-Dnepr Airlines, primarily a freight carrier, will provide engineers and equipment to service the increasing numbers of Russian-built Ilyushin IL-76s and Antonov jets operating in the region, a company press release said.


The new center is intended to reduce the trips jets must make back to Russia for repair and maintenance. ) -- A Russian airline has signed an agreement to set up an aircraft maintenance center in the United Arab Emirates.


Volga-Dnepr Airlines, primarily a freight carrier, will provide engineers and equipment to service the increasing numbers of Russian-built Ilyushin IL-76s and Antonov jets operating in the region, a company press release said.


The new center is intended to reduce the trips jets must make back to Russia for repair and maintenance.