This Joint Venture Company will perform activities in the field of in-flight entertainment and internet service provider systems and other softwares used in civil aviation including design, production, maintenance, repair, marketing, sales and after-sales services in land, sea, rail systems and air platforms.
The Company is aiming to provide linefit in-flight entertainment systems as approved supplier for both Turkish Airlines’ new generation aircraft to be delivered between 2022-2023 and other domestic and international airlines’ aircrafts. In-flight entertainment systems which play very important role especially for long haul flights and foster customer satisfaction, are planning to be produced by this Company with high technology and competitive prices.
At the first stage, the Company, to be operational at Turkish Technics’ Sabiha Gökçen International Airport facilities in 2018, is planning to commercialize its products for domestic airline operators and other operators within its close region.
Ahmet Karaman, CEO of Turkish Technic said, “Besides our comprehensive maintenance and repair capabilities and our high quality aircraft galley and aircraft seat producer JV’s, we are pleased to operate in in-flight entertainment market through our Joint Venture Company to be established with Havelsan. I believe that this step will create many opportunities for both parties and also customers.”
Ahmet Hamdi Atalay, CEO of Havelsan, by mentioning that a big step will be taken to be able to spread to world market with in-flight entertainment systems being used by Turkish Airlines, flag carrier of Turkey, with the establishment of Joint Venture Company, said “HAVELSAN has demonstrated its claim in civilian aerospace as well as defense technologies. Joint Venture Company by Havelsan and Turkish Technic will increase Turkey’s civil aviation export. Combining our forces will make us enable to reach global markets.”