Ilyushin Finance deal to purchase C Series aircraft imminent

Ilyushin Finance Co., is in negotiations to purchase 30 C Series aircraft from Bombardier. The deal is expected to be completed by the end of November 2011.

The 30-plane order includes a letter of intent for 10 firm, 10 options and 10 purchase rights. Each group of 10 aircraft  is for seven CS300 130-seat and three CS100 110-seat aircraft.

The 30 aircraft are valued at about $1.8 billion U.S.

The CSeries’ maiden flight is scheduled for the middle of 2012.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.