Safran is a major partner to the Russian aerospace industry, with several partnerships and industrial teaming arrangements to develop, produce or sell propulsion systems for airplanes and helicopters.
For more than 25 years now, Safran group company Safran Aircraft Engines has been supplying Russian airlines such as Aeroflot, S7 and Transaero with CFM56 engines through CFM International, a company equally-owned with GE. Along with its business success, the engine-maker is also developing long-standing partnerships with Russian industry, in particular PJSC «UEC-Saturn» and PSC VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation.
LONG-TERM PRESENCE IN RUSSIA
Safran has established a long-term presence in Russia. It develops its business by calling on partnerships with Russian industry, based on world-class technologies in aerospace.
Safran has a number of business lines in aviation, including the marketing of CFM56 engines to Russian airlines and MRO (maintenance, repair, overhaul) services for engines in operation.
Safran is currently developing and manufacturing SaM146 engine for Sukhoi's new regional jet, the Superjet 100, together with Russian engine-maker PJSC «UEC-Saturn».
Safran is also working with Russian helicopter manufacturers – one of the leading segments in the Russian aviation industry – to provide engines for their rotorcraft.