The order book Sukhoi Superjet 100 is growing, Gazpromavia ordered 10 aircraft


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The company "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" has received a firm order for 10 aircraft from SSJ100/95LR Company "Airline Gaspromavia."

The contract for the supply of ships was signed between the two companies at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2011. The contract value is estimated at 323 million U.S. dollars at current list prices. Delivery of aircraft is scheduled for the period from 2013-2015,.

The joint venture between Alenia Aeronautica and "Dry" — the company Superjet International (SJI) — represented by Director General Carlo Loli shared its plans to sell Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. In the next 20 years, "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" expects to sell 1,000 aircraft SSJ 100. "Of them, 400 is to sell the company" Sukhoi Civil Aircraft ", the other 600 — SJI. Major sales are likely to begin in 2013, "- said Carlo Loli. Since that time, i.e. since the start of active sales airliner, the company plans to reach break-even level.

The main challenge for the manufacturers of Sukhoi Superjet 100 at the moment — getting the next year at least one "large" customer — either European or American.

To date, the production capacity of the plant, which is collected Sukhoi Superjet 100, capable of producing two aircraft per month. The production company's plans for 2012 — Issue 25 aircraft for 2013 — to launch production of 50 aircraft per year.

According to Carlo Loli now decide whether to invest in expanding production. No further details about SJI CEO did not disclose. Said only that the decision on which scenario to raise money and site selection is the best, will be made by the end of this year.

In June 2011, at Le Bourget Italy's Blue Panorama has expressed a desire to buy 12 aircraft SSJ 100. According to Carlo Loli, in October-November is expected to convert the agreement of intent in a firm contract.

During the air show "MAKS-2011" company "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" has already received an order for 12 SSJ 100 aircraft from Indonesian airline Sky Aviation.

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