Russia’s Russia’s Sukhoi Civil Aircraft company has signed memoranda of understanding with two airlines to supply 20 “Superjet 100” (SSJ100) aircraft to each.
Iran’s Airtour and Aseman Airlines clinched the deals on April 25 on the sidelines of the Eurasia Airshow in the Mediterranean resort of Antalya.
Airtour will pay $1 billion for 20 aircraft, according to the company representatives, adding that the first delivery will start in 2019.
Sukhoi SuperJet-100 is Russia’s newest twin-engine regional passenger aircraft. It began operating commercially in 2011. More than 60 aircraft are in service with airlines in Laos, Mexico, and Russia.