On 25 April 2016 a five-member delegation from AVIC (Aviation Industry Corporation of China) visited VZLU. The delegation was led by the Chairman of the AVIC Board General Mr. Wang Guangya. The goal of the visit was discussion about the possibilities of mutual cooperation on future aviation projects. During the meeting the capabilities of both companies were presented.
AVIC is a publicly owned corporation uniting two dozen subsidiaries with more than half a million employees. The consolidated annual turnover of the AVIC company exceeds $ 62 billion (2014). AVIC develops and manufactures a wide range of aircraft and helicopters. In the area of civilian aircraft, AVIC manufactures and develops a family of regional turboprop aircraft for transportation of 50-70 passengers (MA60, MA600 and MA700). A regional jet ARJ21-700 for 70-95 passengers belongs among other projects. In addition to the civil and military aviation, AVIC is also active in other fields such as energy, information technology, electronics and more. Information on the AVIC company can be found here.