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Sukhoi and Illyushin sign two firm contracts for 20 Sukhoi Superjet 100

28-Aug-2013 7:50 AM

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company and Ilyushin Finance Co (IFC) signed (27-Aug-2013) two firm contracts for the delivery of 20 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft at the International Aviation and Space Salon МAKS. The first contract included five SSJ100 LR aircraft in 103-seat configuration. An increased passenger capacity will be provided by means of slimmer seats installation. The first deliveries are expected at the end of 2015. The customer is still negotiated at the moment. The second contract for customers in the South-East Asia and the Middle East region was concluded for 15 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft in its basic version. The first deliveries are expected in 2015 as well. The deliveries will be financed through the support of the Russian Government on financing Russian industrial exports and high-tech products. This support is provided by the Government to banks extending credits to customers buying Russian products. In Jun-2013 at the Paris Air Show, the two companies signs a Heads of Agreement (HoA) for the delivery of twenty Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. The HoA now has been converted to firm order. [more - original PR]