“Antonov” agreed to manufacture two An-158 Ukrainian airlines

SOE “Antonov” will deliver the Ukrainian airline “Fanair” two aircraft with a capacity of 97 seats. This reports the press service of the concern in Facebook.

The company has already signed a Memorandum, which will be the basis to start the financing of the project.

“SOE “Antonov” six months after activation of the contract for financial leasing will put the airline “Fanair” two Antonov An-158 configuration 97 seats”, — confirmed the information in the enterprise.

Earlier, the state enterprise “Antonov” said it plans to market a regional passenger An-148/158 in partnership with the Cyprus leasing Montag-Girmes.

The company said that the Ukrainian jet An-148/158 have a competitive market characteristics, including fuel consumption and maintenance costs in comparison with foreign analogues in its class, the Brazilian Embraer and canadian Bombardier. While the list price of the Ukrainian aircraft on 15-25% below foreign analogues and is about $32 million.

According to Antonov, in 2009 the company supplied 45 aircraft An-148/158, including 6 units of the An-158.

We will remind, in may of this year the state Concern “Ukroboronprom” confirmed the appointment of the President of “Antonov” Alexander Donets.

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Antonov company is a leading Ukrainian developer and manufacturer of aircraft, a recognized leader in the niche of transport aircraft the General-purpose. By decision of the government the Ukrainians with 2015, the Antonov company is included in the state Concern “Ukroboronprom”.

OOO “Fanar” was established in March 2018. In the airline’s fleet of two aircraft: Airbus 320 1994 model year and Airbus 321 2004 release. The company performs Charter flights under its own call sign and other Charter airlines.