An official visit by a delegation of Lockheed Martin was held on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at HAI having as a purpose to review current programs – structural parts of C-130J aircraft as well as maintenance and upgrade of P-3B aircraft – and to work on future needs and the expansion of cooperation. Lockheed Martin executives expressed their satisfaction for a fruitful collaboration with HAI and the excellent quality of its products.
His Excellency Mr. Geoffrey R. Pyatt, the Ambassador of the United States to Greece and Vice Admiral HN (rtd) Kyriakos Kyriakidis, General Director of GDDIA, accompanied by high ranking officers, held an official visit on Wednesday July 19, 2017 in our facility . Mr. Dennys Plessas, Vice President of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics’ Business Development Initiatives, attended as well.
The Hellenic Aerospace Industry SA and the Urban Rail Transport SA have signed a Contact on July 5, 2017, in the c ontext of their current Framework Agreement.
HAI participated in PARIS AIR SHOW 2017. The company presented its activities and explored new perspectives in partnerships development.
On Friday, June 2, 2017 we welcomed the Ambassador of Poland Mrs. Anna Barbarzak at HAI’s Headquarters, Athens Tower. The Ambassador was accompanied by the Head of Economic Department of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mrs. Iwona Woicka-Zulawska as well as a high rank delegation consisting of representatives from Air Force Institute of Technology, Polish Space Agency, Silesian Aviation Cluster, City of Rzeszow (Aviation Valley).
On Friday, May 12 2017, we welcomed in our premises a delegation of General Directorate for Armaments & Investments headed by the General Director Vice Admiral HN (Rtd.) Kyriakos Kyriakidis.
In the presence of the General Secretary Research & Technology Mrs. Matrona Kyprianidou, a visit of the European Space Agency (ESA) was held, on April 26, 2017, in our premises. Officials of the Ministry of Education Research & Religious Affairs, the Ministry of Defense, and the General Secretariat of Research & Technology, also participated in this visit.
On Thursday April 6, 2017 we welcomed in our premises delegations of U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for an F-16 Upgrade meeting with HAI’s executive team.
On Wednesday, March 1, 2017 a delegation of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Academy visited our premises. The delegation, headed by Col. Ali Mohamed Ali Al Naqbi, was welcomed and briefed by the company’s Vice Chairman Mr. Charalambos Papaspyros and members of HAI management.
On Friday, February 24, 2017 we welcomed in our premises the Chief of Hellenic Air Force General Staff Lt. Gen. Christos Christodoulou and the HAFSC Commander, Maj.Gen. Themistoklis Bourolias.
Hellenic Pavilion at IDEX 2017: The Minister of National Defense Mr. Panos Kammenos is welcoming the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at Hellenic Aerospace Industry's stand, at the presence of the Ambassador of Greece to UAE Mr. D. Zois.
Two firefighting CL-415 aircraft of Royal Moroccan Air Force have landed in 114 FW, in Tanagra, in the context of a new contract signed between HAI and Transworld Aviation (TWA) for Periodic Depot Maintenance (PDM).
Wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year were exchanged on the occasion of the pie cutting ceremony that was held in our premises on Friday, January 27, 2017.
ΗΑΙ’s Aerostructures Plant, achieved a significant milestone by successfully completing United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) conformity activities for Lockheed Martin’s LM-100J aircraft (Commercial variant of C-130J), on 22 assemblies manufactured at the HAI facility.
The Defense Attaches of foreign Embassies in Greece made an official visit today in our facilities in Tanagra. The countries represented were: Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Netherlands, Serbia, Spain, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, United Kingdom, United States of America.
The Hellenic Aerospace Industry SA and the Urban Rail Transport SA have signed a framework agreement establishing cooperation between the two companies, on Friday, November 4, 2016.
On Friday, 14.10.2016, we had the pleasure to welcome in our premises Mr. Ted Last, the Project Manager of Austin - one of the five contracted US entities, which participated in HAI’s founding - responsible for and infrastructure construction. Mr. Last, accompanied by Greek engineers and architects who also worked during that period, expressed their satisfaction firstly for the resistance and functionality of structures throughout the more than 40 year-long period and, moreover, for HAI’s progress and development as a competitive industry in the aeronautical sector.
On Tuesday, 13.10.2016, in our premises, we hosted a visit of the Flights-Ground Safety School. The students, in the context of the Educational visit, were briefed about the mission, structure, and operations of the company.