Ilyashev & Partners has advised Ukraine's Antonov state enterprise on its five-year contract with NATO and the EU, within the framework of the Strategic Airlift International Solution program.
According to Ilyashev & Partners, the contract stipulates that “Antonov gives NATO and the EU the right to use their planes. The previous contract under the SALIS program was signed in 2019, for three years. This year, for the first time, the contract was signed for five years.”
According to the firm, “under the terms of the agreement, Antonov provides strategic airlift in the interests of NATO and the EU. Two AN-124-100s are constantly at the customer’s disposal, and additional airplanes are provided by request. There are nine countries participating in SALIS: Belgium, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Norway, Hungary, and France.”
The Ilyashev & Partners team was led by Partner Roman Marchenko.