ZHUKOVSKY, August 27 (Itar-Tass) - During the first day of MAKS-2013 manufacturers of Russian civilian aircrafts have signed deals for a total of 129 planes with a total volume of approximately $7 billion in catalog prices. This includes 77 regional SSJ-100 planes and 52 prospective long-range MS-21-300 aircrafts.
For instance, UTair has signed a deal with Sukhoi Civil Aircraft and VEB-leasng for 6 SSJ-100, modification LR (long range) in 2014. Aircrafts will be bought by the financial company to be leased to UTair. This contract is the first step towards implementation of a leasing deal signed prior. Overall the company plans to purchase 20 SSJ-100 planes.
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft also signed a deal with Rosoboronexport, the state intermediary agency for Russia's exports and imports of defense-related and dual use hardware and technologies. The company purchased a an SSJ-100, VIP modification for 19 passengers.
Another deal was signed by the Russian VNESHEKONOMBANK, ROSEKSIM BANK and the Ilyushin Finance company with Cuba on the sidelines of the MAKS -2013 Air Show on the organization of the deliveries of the An-148 and An-158 planes to Cuba.
A corresponding agreement to this effect has been signed by Rosexim Bank Board Chairman Maxim Strokov, Director General of the Ilyushin Finance Group Alexander Rubtsov and Vnesheconombank Deputy Chairman Alexander Ivanov who put their signatures under the document.
Earlier, Director General of the Ilyushin Finance company said that the company would send three AN-158 planes to Cuba this year.