31 May 2013, 2:10
An article in the newspaper Negocios on 19.04.2013
By the press-service of JSC "UAC"
Translation from Spanish
Interjet will allocate $ 1 billion on a new fleet of Sukhoi Superjet 100
The airline plans to get twenty aircraft from May to December 2014 for their operation on new regional routes in the country.
Toluca. The exhibition Aero Expo 2013, held at the International Airport of Toluca, the airline Interjet has officially announced the allocation of $ 1 billion for the purchase of aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100. In the period from May 2013 to December 2013 the airline will receive one aircraft every month for their operation on regional routes in the country.
The contract includes an option for delivery of 10 aircraft in the event of market needs and meet the expectations of the airline.
Funding for the transaction will be carried out by means of progressive payments over the long-term letters of credit in the export banks of France, Italy and Russia.
Currently, there are 15 airlines operating aircraft to replace them planned to buy 40 Airbus A320 aircraft worth $ 3.2 billion.
In 2013, Interjet plans to launch 10 new routes, including flights to Bogota this summer, two additional flights to the United States, and other flights of the national character.
Official launch of the aircraft is scheduled for June of this year In addition, will be known routes on which the aircraft will be operated, said Garza (President of the Airline Interjet — approx.), Noting that the benefit of this transaction is to reduce the price of airline tickets.