Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) is interested in setting up with Romanian aerospace industry companies a partnership that would concern activities such as maintenance, repairs and training, according to a communiqué released by Romania’s Economy, Commerce and Tourism Ministry.
“In order to evaluate the capabilities of the aerospace industry, to establish the cooperation and partnership details and to devise the draft cooperation agreement, a team of specialists from this company will come to Romania in the following period,” the communiqué reads.
Economy Ministry secretary of state Sorin Encutescu (photo) met a TAI delegation last week. The delegation included TAI Logistical Service Vice President Muammer Akpinar and TAI Logistical Support Programme Director Sadi Say. The Romanian side was represented by representatives from IAR Brasov, Avioane Craiova, Aerostar Bacau, Romaero and the Romanian Aerospace Industry Employers’ Association.
“The TAI Vice President emphasized the company’s openness and possibility to take part in an amble programme of collaboration and cooperation with Romanian aerospace companies. The partnership could concern activities such as: maintenance, repairs, training etc,” the Ministry adds.
TAI specializes in technology for the design, production and upgrading of aerospace systems. The Turkish company is state-owned, just like Turkish Airlines.