June 21, 2012
Transaero Airlines and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft sign firm contract for six Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft
JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) and Transaero Airlines, Russia’s second largest airline, signed a contract for six Sukhoi Superjet 100/95B aircraft with ten options. The firm order is valued at US$212.4m at list prices. The deal could reach US$566.4m if options are converted into firm orders. The SSJ100 aircraft for Transaero will feature a comfortable two-class 90-seat layout (8 in business class and 82 in economy class). Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2015 and continue through 2017. Transaero also completed a purchase agreement with Airbus for four A380 aircraft. This order follows a Memorandum of Understanding signed in October 2011.