Sukhoi Civil Aircraft to open representative office in China

Sukhoi Superject 100 (SSJ-100) at the Domodedovo airport, Moscow Region, on Feb.26, 2015.

Sukhoi Superject 100 (SSJ-100) at the Domodedovo airport, Moscow Region, on Feb.26, 2015.

Ramil Sitdikov / RIA Novosti
Sukhoi looks to lease SSJ-100 aircraft to airlines in Asia.

Russia’s Sukhoi Civil Aircraft plans to open a representative office in China by the end of this year, official representative of the company told TASS on July 12.

“This will be our first overseas representative office; it will be based in Beijing,” he said. “Its functionality will comprise marketing and sales of the whole range of SSJ-100 jets, their after-sales service, certification and interaction with financial institutions.”

Source: Alena Repkina

The representative office will oversee the setup of a leasing company to sell SSJ-100 jet liners in China.

The company, owned by the Russian-Chinese Investment Fund, the United Aircraft Corporation, and China’s New Century International Leasing, plans to lease 100 aircraft to airlines in China and Southeast Asia.

First published by TASS

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