During the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2013, Airbus and S7 Engineering signed an agreement to develop a long term maintenance partnership in the region. As part of this, S7 Engineering will acquire Airbus training skills and standards to provide OEM-backed maintenance training capabilities for its personnel and for A320 Family operators in the region. Additionally, this partnership will leverage Airbus' latest technology training media and tailor the syllabus for the Russian environment and local language. The scope of the agreement covers complete standardization of S7 Engineering's instructors and quality processes to enable their integration into Airbus' maintenance training organisation exposure; deployment of Airbus Competence Training equipped with innovative digital tools, ensuring active learning in virtual aircraft environment; delivery of Airbus type rating and specialized courses; and applying Airbus' optimized standards of courseware, curriculum and standards.