Posted on: 28 February 2019 by Glenn Sands
The Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company signed a contract on 28 February to supply six SSJ100-95 for Thai-based airline Thai Kom. The contract was signed during a working visit from the Russian Minister of Industry, Denis Manturov, to Thailand. The aircraft are due to be delivered during 2019–2020 at a total cost of US$300 million.
The first SSJ100 is due to be begin operating with Kom Airlines in the autumn. The aircraft will serve on domestic and overseas routes. The technical maintenance of the SSJ100 will be carried out by WishV, the maintenance and repair company registered in Thailand.
Superjet 100 is a medium-range aircraft designed, developed and manufactured by the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company. It is designed to carry a maximum of 103 passengers a distance of 4,320km. The aircraft has been certified by both Russian and European aviation authorities.