Moscow. 4 Aug. Litigation between Samara aviation plant “Aviacor” and Ukrainian “Antonov” will be continued. As writes on Thursday “Kommersant”, the Russian company appealed the appeals court decision, ruled in favor of Ukrainians, demanding to pay $2.9 million debt for royalties for the issuance and sale of the aircraft An-140. In addition, the “Aviakor” he insists on meeting his counterclaim in the amount of more than 170 million rubles, declaring that “Antonov” did not ensure the continuous operation of the type certificate of the aircraft.
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“Aviakor” (part of “Russian machines” Oleg Deripaska) has appealed to the Eleventh arbitration appeal court the decision of first instance in the case of the collection of royalties in favor of the Ukrainian “Antonov” (included in GC “Ukroboronprom”). This was told to the edition in the company. In particular, the company stated that it did not agree with the decision of the Arbitration court of the Samara region, which is recovered from the Russian plant of $2.9 million royalties paid in favor of his former Ukrainian partner for the use of the trademark in the manufacture and supply of An-140 aircraft, the company said.
In July 2015, the management of “Aviacor” announced the suspension implemented in Russia since 2003, the programme for the issuance of An-140 in connection with difficulties in cooperation with Ukrainian partners in the project and inability to provide efficient import substitution. It was also reported that “Aviacor” has not fulfilled its obligations under the state contract with the defense Ministry for the production of aircraft An-140 because of delays by suppliers.
in August 2015, “Antonov” submitted to the Samara arbitration the claim to “Aviakor” to recover $5.35 million royalties for use of the trademark in the manufacture and sale of planes An-140 (Antonov company is the developer of the Antonov An-140, “Aviacor” led production in Russia).
An-140 for 52 passazhiroemkosti intended for regional passenger and freight transport to a distance of 3.7 million km (up to 2,5 thousand passengers), was developed as a replacement for the An-24 and An-26. It can release KSAMC Kharkov, “Aviacor” and the Iranian HESA (under license of “Antonov”), writes “Kommersant”. Since 1997, released 33 of the machine, in Ukraine there operates “Motor Sich”, and in Russia until recently, the airline “Yakutia”.
“Aviakor – aircraft is the only asset of the holding “Russian cars” (enters into group “Basic element”), specializiruetsya in the production, repair and maintenance of aircraft families Tu-154 and An-140.
Antonov company is a leading Ukrainian developer and manufacturer of aircraft, has partnered with 76 countries of the world. From April 2015 the government’s decision is part of the state concern “Ukroboronprom”.