The government is negotiating technical and financial arrangements with Brazil's Embraer for the recovery of the current fleet and eventual acquisition of new aircraft.
After the United States rejected the request to service the fleet of fighter jets, the Honduran government has announced that "...This week, President Juan Orlando Hernandez is scheduled to meet with representatives from the company Embraer to manage the upgrading of the fleet of the Honduran Air Force (HAF). "
There are companies interested in investing in this industry but they need clear rules before making the decision to go to El Salvador.
"Here, what the government needs to do is move with agility in order to outpace other countries who are going the same route, they have to be more aggressive in putting together a proposal for all the players involved, which is what Mexico did and it is still attracting investments," said Ernesto Ruiz, CEO of Aeroman.
The company Embraer could install a plane factory in Panama.
This was reported by Industry and Commerce Ministry Roberto Herníquez, when he was speaking about a recent trade mission by 140 Brazilian businessmen.
Prensa.com published related comments from Panama's vice president Juan Carlos Varela: "There are many Brazilian companies interested in establishing in our country, and also Brazilian banks are interested in financing infrastructure projects".
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