Aviation firm in Germany to produce airplanes in Turkey

Turkey's industry minister says Aquila Aviation to set up airplane manufacturing plant in Turkey

Tuba Şahin   | 21.08.2019
Aviation firm in Germany to produce airplanes in Turkey


Aquila Aviation, founded by Turkish investors in Germany, will set up an airplane manufacturing facility in Turkey, the country's industry and technology minister said on Wednesday.

"We will move a part of Aquila Aviation's production to Turkey and will be manufacturing airplanes under our own brand," Mustafa Varank said in Germany.

Varank underlined the importance of aviation sector for the value added production rise in Turkey.

Celal Gokcen, the CEO of Aquila Aviation, said the company manufactures two airplanes in a month.

"Our target is to produce in Turkey," Gokcen said.

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