Le Bourget: Russia's Sukhoi Civil Aircraft on Tuesday signed a contract with Indonesian PT Sky Aviation for the delivery of 12 Superjet 100 passenger aircraft, in a deal worth $379.2 million. Delivery will take place in the period 2011-15.
The contract was signed at the ongoing Paris Air Show in Le Bourget.
The Superjet 100 is a family of medium-haul passenger aircraft developed by Sukhoi in cooperation with US and European aviation corporations, including Boeing, Snecma, Thales, Messier Dowty, Liebherr Aerospace and Honeywell.
The aircraft can seat between 75-98 passengers and ferry them for distances up to 4,400 kilometres.
The aircraft will phase out the out-dated Tu-134 planes.
EASA certification is expected this year.