Financial and Support Policies Enabling Absorptive Capacity and Technology Acquisition in Iran’s Civil Aircraft Industry

  •  Mohammad Hossein Sabour    
  •  Mahdi Mohammadi    
  •  Erfan Khosravian    


The aircraft industry has a significant role in country’s economic and sufficient investment in that, guarantees the long-term economic growth. This industry has facilitated the connection of local industry to global industry and will affect the country productive and economic performance. Due to the importance of aircraft industry, conducting various studies to design its development pattern seems essential to provide appropriate as well as efficient financial and support policies for absorptive capacity development of this industry. In the present study, first, those industrial patterns that are implemented in different countries have been examined in general. In addition, financial and support policies of different countries in aircraft industry are taken into consideration and the course of these supports have been drawn. Then, regarding the experiences of other countries as well as the economic, industrial and political conditions of Iran through field studies and interview with experts, the appropriate policies for constructive interaction between Iran’s civil aircraft industry and government are introduced and ranked by analytic hierarchy process (AHP) method.

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