The first buyers Sukhoi Business Jet steel Swiss


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Swiss airline Comlux bought two aircraft and entered into an option contract for the supply of two Sukhoi Business Jet (SBJ). This was reported in the press release Comlux Aviation. Thus, the Swiss company has become the first buyer of Vip-aircraft version of the Sukhoi Superjet 100.

Amount of the contract, together with the option of 200 million dollars. Delivery of the first two aircraft is scheduled for 2014. Prior to the flight of aircraft interior design division of Comlux will be created in the United States, which is responsible for the commissioning of the aircraft.

Comlux Aviation — Swiss airline, specializing in international transportation business class. In addition to the charter company provides a complete package of services for VIP-clients. The company‘s fleet consists of 19 aircraft, of which no one in Russia.

Sukhoi Business Jet — business jets, developed on the basis of the regional airliner Sukhoi Superjet 100. The cabin is equipped with a bar, office work, bathroom and bedroom. SBJ was introduced in mid 2011. The liner features a spacious and "ultra-quiet" cabin. Additional fuel tanks allow the Sukhoi Business Jet ensure the range of eight thousand kilometers. The airliner was designed "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" and the Italian Alenia Aeronautica.

In August 2011, "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" signed an agreement of intent to sell ten SBJ with Indian leasing company Aviotech, but firm contract has been concluded.

Superjet 100 first flew in May 2008. Originally it was planned that aircraft deliveries will begin in 2008, but the first aircraft was delivered to the customer only in April 2011. Superjet project involves the production of up to 1,000 aircraft. The company "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" expects that the airliners will be sold mostly on international markets. Currently, about 170 signed contracts for Sukhoi Superjet 100.

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