On December 27, 2018 the JSC “Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company” singed the trilateral letter of intent (LOI) with the Thai Kom Airlines Company Limited and WishV, the maintenance and repair organization, as part of the intergovernmental Russia-Thailand economy panel.
The LOI was signed at the presence of the Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov.
According to the terms of the agreement signed there should be six SSJ100 delivered in 2019-2020, it was preliminary agreed that the layout would be 100-seated. The aircraft are to fly both within the country and abroad.
The WishV company is at the moment undergoing the process of approval as an SSJ100 maintenance station in Thailand.
It is anticipated that the agreement is to be turned into the firm order early in 2019.