Following a meeting between the companies, "Eastland", "Ilyushin Finance Co.." And "Angara" signed a preliminary agreement to lease An-148s for 15 years.
It is planned that three aircraft will be available to the air carrier at the beginning of next year, and their operation will begin in the second quarter. Another seven planes of the "Angara" get over the next two years. In December 2011, IFC is ready to proceed with the preparation of the necessary personnel. By that time, the parties will sign the main contract, the press service said.