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UTG executive director Elena Zhdanova is second from the left.

Issued by Skypro Technics/Nesterov Aviation.

September 10, 2021

UTG PA and Skypro Technics to open maintenance centre for business aircraft in Domodedovo

On September 8, 2021, within the framework of RUBAE 2021, the International Business Aviation Exhibition, UTG Private Aviation, the operator of the business aviation terminal at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport since April 2021, and the Russian aviation service centre Skypro Technics signed an agreement of intent aimed at long-term cooperation.

This agreement provides for the creation of an authorised Pilatus maintenance centre at Domodedovo with a full range of line and periodic maintenance services Pilatus PC-12, PC-24 aircraft, as well as a service centre for line maintenance of other foreign-made aircraft. In the future, it is planned to expand services within the framework of certification according to San Marino (T7) and Aruba (P4) standards.

Skypro Technics is a joint project of Skypro Helicopters and Nesterov Aviation and an authorised Pilatus centre in Russia, providing comprehensive solutions for the maintenance and airworthiness of foreign-made aircraft.

The centre provides a full cycle of after-sales service and an organisation for maintaining the airworthiness of Pilatus aircraft, including the timely implementation of scheduled maintenance, field maintenance work, including troubleshooting and unscheduled types of work, and the supply of components and consumables for the smooth operation of aircraft in Russia and CIS. The availability of the necessary certificates and highly qualified personnel allow it to organise the execution of work at any location of the customer's aircraft in the 24/7/365 mode.

The company has already received approval from the Russian aviation authorities, which allows it to work with aircraft registered in the Russian Federation, and similar approvals have been received from aviation regulators of the Republic of Belarus and Kazakhstan.

The new service centre will be able to provide services for the maintenance and airworthiness of aircraft: timely execution of scheduled and urgent maintenance, troubleshooting in AOG situations and the supply of components and consumables.

Skypro Technics has significant experience and competence in the field of technical maintenance: a certified service centre for Pilatus is already successfully operating at the Dobrograd airfield. The company has a warehouse of spare parts and consumables and is staffed with a staff of highly qualified engineers who regularly confirm and improve their qualifications in certified European training centres.

The UTG Private Aviation business aviation centre at Moscow Domodedovo Airport operates a complex consisting of a 770 sqm passenger VIP terminal and three hangars for business aviation with a total area of ​​8,000 sq.m. and provides a full range of ground services. An extensive apron areas make it possible to actively develop infrastructure, including increasing the number of services provided to customers.

Today, the passenger terminal and the adjacent territory of UTG Private Aviation are in the process of a large scale renovation, which is planned to be completed by the end of 2022. In the summer of this year, the renovation of the interior of the first floor of the VIP terminal and the overhaul of the apron were completed.

The company has already embarked on the next stage of reconstruction, which includes expanding the space on the first floor of the terminal, renovating the second floor and comprehensive improvement of the adjacent territory. It also plans to open its own helipad on the territory of the UTG Private Aviation business aviation centre.

The advantage of the FBO at Domodedovo is its ability to service not only business aviation customers, but also regular commercial flights, as well as offer comfortable transfers from a regular flight to a business jet using its VIP terminal.

UTG Private Aviation was founded in 2021 and is part of the UTG Group., which was founded in 1998 and today is the largest independent Russian operator of full cycle technical and ground services with subdivisions at Vnukovo, Domodedovo and Pulkovo airports.