Aeroflot and Yakovlev will cooperate in digital aviation technologies


Aeroflot and Yakovlev will cooperate in digital aviation technologies
General Director of PJSC Yakovlev (part of PJSC UAC of Rostec State Corporation) Andrey Boginsky and CEO of PJSC Aeroflot Sergey Alexandrovsky signed an agreement on cooperation in digital aviation technologies. The ceremony took place within the framework of the VIII Eastern Economic Forum. The parties expressed their intention to organize an exchange of information on products and services of digital transformation, share experience in import substitution of software products and development of national technologies.
In particular, the companies intend to jointly use special software for processing flight information from flight recorders, including data statistics and trend analysis functions. There are also plans to work together on developing national services and digital solutions to improve the efficiency of Russian aircraft operation and automate their maintenance process. Special attention in the agreement is paid to improving the comfort of Aeroflot passengers by integrating onboard entertainment systems, including satellite communication systems, into the aircraft.
In addition, digital transformation projects, training in the field of information technology, as well as development of joint training and personnel development programs are identified as promising areas of cooperation.
"We strive to constantly maintain high competitiveness of aircraft manufactured. To keep up with the times, we need not only our own developments, but also joint work with our partners, which will ensure full compliance of our products with customer requirements. The agreement signed today confirms our intentions to strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation with the Aeroflot Group on the basis of national software solutions and technologies," said Andrey Boginskiy, Deputy General Director for Civil Aviation of the UAC, General Director of PJSC Yakovlev.
"Import substitution in the field of information technology is one of the priorities of our company," said Sergey Alexandrovsky, CEO of Aeroflot. – Russian IT specialists have always demonstrated their professionalism and possess the necessary level of competence to develop modern digital products for civil aviation. I am confident that cooperation with Yakovlev will lead to implementing IT solutions that will contribute to the development of Aeroflot and the entire aviation industry."
Aeroflot Group is one of Yakovlev key partners. Last year, the companies signed an agreement to purchase 339 Russian-made aircraft. The document provides for the delivery of 210 MC-21, 89 SJ-100 and 40 Tu-214 aircraft to Aeroflot Group airlines under leasing terms from 2023 to 2030.

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