Kharkiv aviation plant delivers An-74 TK300 aircraft to Laos

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Oct. 21, 2009, 4:39 p.m. | Business — by Interfax-Ukraine
The state-run Kharkiv aviation plant delivered an An-74 TK300 aircraft to Laos last week, Interfax-Ukraine learned at the enterprise. The plant assembled the aircraft under a contract signed in 2005. Laos is already operating An-74 supplied to the country earlier.

The An-74 TK300 aircraft was designed on the basis of An-74 and can carry 10 tonnes of cargo or 52 passengers. This year, Kharkiv plant is to construct three An-74 in the frames of the contracts with Libya, Laos and Egypt. The Antonov An-74 is used by the military and civil airlines in 20 countries.

Together with foreign partners, the An-74 designer - Antonov Design Bureau - is working to modernize the aircraft.
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Anonymous Oct. 22, 2009, 4:39 p.m.    

I hope Lao airlines and Lao peoples are not consider using this aircraft for civilians airlines this will destroy tourism.

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