On September, 29 this year Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company and Greenland air carrier Greenland Express signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for delivery of five Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft.
The LoI envisages transfer to financial leasing aircraft in various modifications in full economy 98 passenger seat configuration from 2016 to 2018.
SCAC will assist in providing financing of the deal while Greenland Express is committed to make security payment to guarantee production slots for the agreed number of SSJ100.
Greenland Express Holding is a 100% Greenlandic company based in Kangerlussuaq Greenland with a subsidiary office in Aalborg Denmark. The company was founded by Gert Brask and owned by same person. Greenland Express group has license to fly domestic as well as international flights. Greenland Express Holding is working to get own AOC and a fleet to preform domestic and international flights.
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company was founded in 2000. It is in charge of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft – which is the main project of the Company – development, certification and production. Headquartered in Moscow, the Company has a production branch seated in the Russian Far East – in Komsomolsk-on-Amur city. The shareholders of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company are Sukhoi Holding (a UAC Company) and the Italian Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi since 2009