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New level of cooperation between VDTM and MGTU GA

New level of cooperation between VDTM and MGTU GA 09.07.2018

Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow (VDTM), a part of Volga-Dnepr Group and a supplier of aircraft maintenance and repair services, and Moscow State Civil Aviation Technical University (МGТU GА), a leading Russia-based educational institution for civil aviation maintenance personnel, have entered into a long-term cooperation agreement in terms of preparation of maintenance personnel.

For both organizations, the main goal of the agreement is to improve quality of education and competitiveness of Russian aviation. МGТU GА will be placing special emphasis on training students and highly qualified personnel in occupations with a demand at VDТМ, including arrangement and conduct various practices and other training for students. For its part, VDТМ will be providing employment opportunities for students and graduates at the Company divisions, and promoting hands-on training in the Company for the University’s teaching personnel.

“In response to shortage of qualified personnel notably in Russia, and generally in global aviation industry, for our Company, a cooperation with a specialized technical is a cornerstone of success into the future from the point of adequate staffing level. Over 40 percent of maintenance personnel at our Company have graduated from МGТU GА, therefore, based on our own experience, we have managed to acknowledge high level of personnel education, and will be glad to make mutual efforts to further effective cooperation,” says Pavel Tereschenkov, General Director VDTM. 

“МGТU GА cooperates with leading entities in aviation industry, including Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow, which allows us to provide high-quality training to personnel. Perfect theoretical and practical training of our graduates places them in high demand in the labour market!” says Boris Yeliseyev, Rector МGТU GА.

The two companies also plan to jointly perform pilot development work, promote research and development activity and organize mass-cultural and sports events. 

About Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow 

Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow is a supplier of maintenance and repair services to Russia- and Western-built aircraft. This business branch was established in 2008, based on the existing and new MRO bases for centralization and coordination of operations within VD Group and improvement of service quality. In Russia, VDTM performs its services at three cities, i.e. Moscow (Sheremetyevo, Domodedovo, and Vnukovo), Krasnoyarsk (Yemelyanovo) and Krasnodar (Pashkovski). Besides, the Company has representation in the European market through Liege line maintenance station. All of the above stations are certified MRO bases, providing maintenance services to Boeing 747 and 737, Airbus A320 and Sukhoi Super Jet. Aircraft interior and cargo equipment section has been established and under development now. Maximum flexibility in doing its business, wide range of services, process automation and an extensive maintenance station network makes VDТМ an attractive MRO. 

About МGТU GА 

Moscow State Civil Aviation Technical University is the only specialized higher education facility in Russia providing fundamental training of engineers and technical personnel in the field of civil aircraft maintenance. Knowledge gained by the graduates allows them to easily obtain maintenance rating for any type aircraft. Apart from maintenance personnel, MGTU GA trains specialists in Air Traffic Control services, air carriage logistics, civil aviation economy and finance, IT and information security of telecommunication systems.

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