Sberbank Leasing and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) have signed a purchase agreement for 20 Sukhoi SuperJet 100 aircraft at MAKS-2013 airshow.
The companies plan to firm up the agreement in future. The amount of the potential contract may reach $700 million (at list prices). The potential operators, delivery dates and other details of cooperation in the network of this agreement are being discussed.
The parties announced their plans related to promotion of Sukhoi Superjet 100 at domestic and global market earlier at MAKS-2013. The corresponding Memorandum of Cooperation in the area of operational leasing was signed by the companies on August 27th 2013.
The parties intend to establish a leasing company responsible for operational leasing of SSJ-100 jets. It is expected that the first SSJ 100s will be delivered to the customers in 2014 (under an operational leasing agreement).
In accordance with the joint leasing company’s business plan, around 50 aircraft with a total value of about $2 billion (at list prices) may be leased to carriers in Russian and other countries.