On Friday, January 14 2022, the Deputy Minister of National Defense, Nikos Hardalias, visited our facilities and was informed about the progress of the programs successfully implemented by Hellenic Aerospace Industry, accompanied by the Chief of The Hellenic National Defence General Staff, General Konstantinos Floros, and high-ranking ministry officials.
On Monday, 10 May 2021, we hosted a visit of Ms Lynda Owens, Vice President Procurement of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.
Α visit of the delegation of the Hellenic Air Force Support Command headed by Maj. Gen. Georgios Vagenas, HAFSC Commander and Maj. Gen. Konstantinos Kleniatis, HAFSC Chief of Staff, was held at HAI premises in Tanagra on Tuesday, 11 May 2021.
The annual “New Year’s cutting pie” was held symbolically this year, due to the extended period of measures against the pandemic, on Tuesday, 09 March 2021.
HAI participated in the Hellenic Pavilion of the international exhibition IDEX 2021 (21-25 February 2021) created under the auspices of the Hellenic MOD.
On Tuesday 12 January 2021 we hosted a visit by the US Embassy Air Attache Col. Christopher Barber. Col. Barber, was accompanied by Lt. Col. Christopher Floyd of ODC.
A visit of DCMA Command, Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), and Lockheed Martin Delegations, was held at the Hellenic Aerospace Industry facilities on January 16, 2020.
On January 15, 2020 we hosted in our premises delegations of U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency and EUROCOM.
Hellenic Aerospace Industry in Athens Flying Week 2019
Graduation ceremony of the UAE Presidential Guard Command students - Class: PGC-1701 - took place on Thursday, 19 September 2019, at the Hellenic Aerospace Industry Training Center.
On Thursday, 1 August 2019 a visit of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Ministry of Digital Governance was held at HAI. In this context HAI presented its capabilities with emphasis in space technology programs, Composites, and EMC.
On 30 July 2019 we hosted in our facility a U.S. Navy Delegation headed by the Director of Navy International Programs Office (NIPO, )Rear Admiral (USN) Francis D. Morley.
26.6.2019 - C-130J Delivery of 1500th Regulated Assembly & F-16 Line Re-Opening
19.6.2019 - Hellenic Navy P-3B Aircraft #152744 (Interim Solution): “Ferry Flight” from Hellenic Aerospace Industry facility.
On 3 June 2019 we hosted a visit of Lieutenant General Georgios Blioumis, Chief of the Hellenic Air Force General Staff, accompanied by Major General Athanasios Savvopoulos, Hellenic Air Force Support Commander and officers of HAFGS and HAFSC.
Hellenic Navy Receives First Modernized P-3 Orion Maritime Patrol Aircraft. Modernization Program Supported by Hellenic Navy, U.S. Navy, Lockheed Martin and HAI.
An official visit of Foreign Defense Attaches accredited to Greece, representing Germany, United Kingdom, USA, Iran, Italy, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Poland, and Turkey, was held on 11 June 2018 at HAI’s premises.
On Wednesday, 30 May 2018, we hosted a visit of Lockheed Martin’s Mr. Jonathan Hoyle, Vice President Europe and Mr. Costas Papadopoulos Vice President Corporate International Business Development.
On Tuesday, 22 May 2018, we welcomed in our premises a delegation of Lockheed Martin headed by Mrs. Karmyn Norwood, AMMM VP International Programs. Mr. Dennys Plessas-Vice President Business Development Initiatives attended as well. The meeting was held within the context of the Executive Program Review (Manufacturing of C-130J, Maintenance/Upgrade of P-3B, Restart of F-16 Components manufacturing, and other future programs).
On Wednesday, 16 May 2018, we welcomed in our premises a delegation of Lockheed Martin – Mr. Rod McLean (Vice President and General ManagerF-16/F-22 Integrated Fighter Group), Mr. Wayne Davis (Program Manager F-16 International Coproduction-Greece), and Mr. Dennys Plessas-Vice President Business Development Initiatives.
On Thursday, 10 May 2018, we welcomed in our premises a delegation of Lockheed Martin – Mr. Arvin F. Merrell-Director, F-16 Americas, Europe & Israel, Mrs. Megan D. Koval-Sr. Program Manager, Integrated Fighter Group F-16 Europe & Israel, and Mr. Dennys Plessas-Vice President Business Development Initiatives.
A delegation of the political party Nea Demokratia (ND), headed by the Member of Parliament - responsible for National Defense Affairs for ND - Mr. Vassilis Kikilias visited HAI on Wednesday, 2 May 2018.
On 26 April 2018, a group of academic students, coming from nine European Universities, visited the Hellenic Aerospace Industry facility in the context of «International Business Week – Finance» that took place in Greece.
On 26.04.2018, Hellenic Aerospace Industry (HAI) hosted an official delegation of AIM (Aerospace Industrial Maintenance) NORWAY, headed by the Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Ove Haukåssveen.
The Graduation ceremony that took place on Thursday, February 15, at the Hellenic Aerospace Industry Training center marked the conclusion of a two year training program in theory and in practice, for the 11 Students of United Arab Emirates Presidential Guard Command (Class PGC 1503).
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 26, 2018.
A MoU of high importance was signed on November 22, 2017 at the Hellenic Aerospace Industry’s facility in Tanagra, between the Regional Governor of Sterea Ellada Mr. Konstantinos Bakoyiannis and the Clean Sky 2 JU Executive Director Mr. Tiit Jurimae. This synergy between the Region of Sterea Ellada and Clean Sky - which is the largest European Programme in Aeronautics R&I - offers strategical importance opportunities in the direction of enhancing the competitiveness of Aeronautical Industries, SMEs and Research Institutions of the region.
HAI and Public Power Corporation, announced an MoU signing, held on October 25, 2017.
Our company, headed by Chairman of BoD Mr. Z. Gkikas, participated in the Hellenic Pavilion, organized for 4th consequent year in the context of Annual Meeting and Exposition (AUSA 2017) under the Auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Defense.
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.