MOSCOW, February 28. /TASS/. Sukhoi Civil Aircraft and Thai company Kom Airlines have signed a contract for supply of six SSJ-100 aircraft, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft reported on Thursday.
"The contract signed requires the delivery of six SSJ100 with the 100-seats layout during the period of 2019-2020. Total value of the contract is about $300 mln in catalog prices," the company said.
According to the company’s report, the first SSJ100 is to be delivered to Kom Airlines in Autumn 2019.
Kom Airlines plans to operate SSJ100 both inside the country and abroad.The technical maintenance of SSJ100 is to be carried out by WishV, the maintenance and repair organization registered in Thailand. There are currently three business version SSJ100 aircraft being successfully operated by the Royal Thai Air Force, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft said.
The SSJ-100 is the first civil aircraft developed in Russia. It belongs to the family of regional aircraft, the range of the basic version is 4,400 km, capacity is 98 passengers. Production of SSJ-100 began in 2011. SSJ-100 is operated abroad in Mexico, while the largest operator in Russia is Aeroflot.