Source Pravda.Ru

First day of MAKS airshow sells 129 aircraft worth $7 billion


During the first day of MAKS airshow in Zhukovsky, as many as 129 aircraft have been sold. The signed contracts were evaluated at about $ 7 billion. 

The list of sold aircraft includes 77 Sukhoi Superjet-100 and 52 MC-21. The airplanes were sold to such companies as UTair, Ilyushin Finance,  and Rosoboronexport. Sberbank Leasing signed a memorandum to establish a joint venture to promote the SSJ-100. VEB-Leasing has agreed to purchase 30 aircraft MC-21-300 in the amount of $ 2.5 billion.

All aircraft will be delivered to customers from 2018 to 2022.

MAKS-2013 air show will be held in Zhukovsky outside Moscow from August 27 to September 1. It will be open to the general public from August 30.