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Aircraft Industries, a.s. is the only Czech maker of transport aircraft with a long-standing tradition of aircraft manufacture. The company currently employs over 1 000 people, and has a turnover of more than 2 billion CZK. Russian industrial holding UMMC has been the companies´only owner since August 2013.


Main business activities of AI

  • Development, manufacture, and sales of the turboprop aircraft L 410 UVP-E20 and L 410 NG
  • Service and maintenance of the L 410, spare part sales, aircraft modification and modernisation, subcontracting
  • Research and development
  • Operating Kunovice´s private international airport and aviation high school
  • Training for pilots and maintenance ground crew

Introducing the AI manufacturing plant in Kunovice

There are all main operating activities of the Aircraft Industries, a.s. on one place such as production halls for aircraft and buildings with the administrative departments carrying out the purchase, selling of aircraft and spare parts, and technical support for customers.






Main target markets

The Russian Federation, Southeast Asia, South America, Africa



The L 410 aircraft is operated around the world by private airlines as well as governmental and non-governmental organisations, air forces and aero clubs.


Membership of AI in the organizations


Moravian Aircraft Cluster was established in 2010 as an association of aircraft companies having as a join objective the development of competitive aircraft industry.


ALV, the Association of Aerospace Manufacturers of the Czech Republic, has 35 members, from major prime contractors and systems suppliers, through aircraft aggregate and component manufacturers to small specialized companies.






Chamber for Economic Relations with CIS works closely with embassies of countries of interest, in particular the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan.


Confederation of Industry is the premier business lobbying organisation in the Czech Republic providing a voice for employers at a national and international level.





Czech Chamber of Commerce as an independent national chamber creates opportunities for business, push through and support measures aiming at further development of business in the Czech Republic and at strengthening the economic stability of the country.


National Business Aviation Assotiation (NBAA) promotes the aviation interests of organizations utilizing general aviation aircraft for business purposes in the United States and worldwide.







Club of innovative companies AIE CR is a voluntary interest association of innovative companies whose business activities are mostly related to technical, product or process innovations, and whose products are directly dependent of these innovations