Russian firm buys 30 CSeries jetliners
Aug. 18, 2011, Montreal - Bombardier Aerospace has signed a letter of intent with Illyushin Finance Co., one of Russia's largest aircraft leasing companies, to provide up to 30 CSeries jetliners.
August 18, 2011 By The Canadian Press
The Montreal-based company made the announcement alongside the Russian company at Moscow's air show on Wednesday.
Financial details were not disclosed.
A spokesman for Bombardier said the agreement marks the first between the airplane manufacturer and a Russian company.
The letter of intent includes a 10 firm orders, 10 options and another 10 purchase rights for the jetliners.