In Venezuela, a joint venture (JV) in the form of a leasing company for the promotion of Russian civil aviation in Latin America, said in passing at Domodedovo International Air Show "Business aviation and general aviation-2008" deputy director of the leasing company "Ilyushin Finance Co." (IFC) Andrew Lebedynets.
"The Russian leasing company is working with colleagues in Venezuela there is the issue of establishing the joint venture, which would be dedicated to the promotion of Russian civil aviation to the markets of Latin America," — said Lebedynets, noting that the tax legislation of the Russian Federation does not allow the IFC directly apply international leasing scheme.
According to Lebedynets, domestic aircraft will be in demand, "as evidenced by the positive experience of the operation of Russian aircraft in Cuba." "This allows for a successful marketing strategy throughout the Latin American region," — he stressed.
It is also important that Cuba will set up base maintenance of Russian aircraft.
Cuba has been in operation three Il-96-300, and three aircraft Tu-204. Soon the park filled up by three Tupolev machines.
As for Venezuela, according to information from the circles of the aviation industry, we can talk about "two Il-96-300, four-, five Tu-204-100cm and up to ten regional An-148 aircraft."