The document was signed by Vitaly Saveliev, CEO, Aeroflot and Yury Slyusar, president, PJSC United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) during the Eastern Economic Forum in the presence of Vladimir Putin, president, Russia.
Under the agreement UAC will deliver 100 Russian-built SSJ100 aircraft to Aeroflot between 2019 and 2026.
The aircraft will be configured with 12 seats in business class and 75 seats in economy class. The final contract will be signed after the parties agree on material terms of the transaction and corporate approvals have been obtained.
Saveliev commented, “It is Aeroflot’s top priority to act in the interests of Russian aviation and our country.”