On August 27, 2013 a three-party delivery contract for six Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft was signed by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), UTair Aviation and VEB-Leasing at the International Aviation Space Salon MAKS. The delivery of the aircraft is scheduled for 2014.
Pursuant to the contract VEB-Leasing purchases from SCAC six Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft totaling $ 217.2 mln of the catalogue price for further delivery to UTair Aviation based on terms of financial leasing.
The document was signed by the Director General of VEB-Leasing – Mr Vyacheslav Soloviev, by the First Deputy Director General of UTair Aviation – Mr Andrey Ilmensky and by the President of SCAC – Mr Andrey Kalinovsky.
The contract represents the first implementation stage of the leasing contract signed earlier.
UTair Aviation makes the top-three Russian airlines keeping intensive development of its air fleet and extension of its route network.
UTair is planning to operate Sukhoi Superjet 100 both in domestic routes: Western Siberia and European part of Russia, and to Europe.
Pilots, cabin crew and technical staff to be trained in the Training Centre located in Zhukovsky (Moscow Region).
Aircraft maintenance to be provided by SCAC with support of SuperJet International and PowerJet.