China is one of the most promising markets for Sukhoi SuperJet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. Taking into account the high economic efficiency of SSJ100 the sales volume for the jet in China may reach several hundred vehicles, press-service of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) reports.
"A document signed in China is an important milestone in terms of promoting this product at Chinese market and it paves the way for further consideration of potential areas of cooperation. The Chinese party is interested in not only purchasing the new aircraft but also in using large deals for development of local aviation infrastructure (offset programs). And we are interested in entering the Chinese market in terms of establishing customization and customer support centers", - said in the statement of SCAC’s press-service.
We remind you that the Chinese private company O-bay Aircraft Company, headquartered in Henan, plans to sign the contract with Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) for delivery of 100 Sukhoi SuperJet 100 aircraft worth $3.54 billion. The Russian company will help its Chinese partner establish an assembly line in Zhengzhou (administrative center of Henan). A number of other Chinese companies have shown interest in the project.