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Interview with AUCC Chairperson Carolyn Lamm Before 2012 Uzbekistan-US Annual Business Forum
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The Boeing Company is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing operates the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing has customers in more than 90 countries around the world and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales.
Boeing began working with Uzbekistan Airways in the early-mid 1990s, focusing on Tashkent as a center for growth in the region. With the support of the Government of the airline has grown into one of the key airlines in Central Asia.
Uzbekistan Airways has had years of tremendous growth and success. The airline currently has worldwide routes and maintains a successful operation. In addition, their safety record is excellent and their Boeing equipment is highly utilized, with one of the most advanced maintenance centers in CIS - run by highly professional management and staff. With their expected growth, Uzbekistan Airlines calls for up to 25 additional aircraft by year-end 2015.
- Uzbekistan Airways currently has six 757-200s and four 767-300s in operation.
- On June 29, 2007, Uzbekistan Airways agreed to buy two 787-8s, with a commitment for two more 787s and potential for more in the future.
- Boeing also confirmed an additional order of (4) 767-300ERs in late 2008, to add to Uzbekistan's order for 787s. These aircraft will serve additional destinations in Europe and in Asia.