Rome, 17 January 2011
SuperJet International signs contract worth USD 650 million with Mexican Interjet
SuperJet International (SJI) - a joint venture between Alenia Aeronautica, a Finmeccanica Company,
and Sukhoi Holding - signed today a contract worth USD 650 million with Mexico’s Interjet airline for
the purchase of 15 long range Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft in the 98 seat configuration, plus
The first deliveries are scheduled for the second half of 2012. Along with the order, SuperJet
International announced the execution of a “SuperCare” Agreement with Interjet to provide after-sales
support of its fleet of new Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft for 10 years. The Interjet SSJ100 fleet will be
supported by SJI with this tailored after-sales solution beginning with the aircraft’s entry into service.
Finmeccanica plays a leading role in the global aerospace and defence industry, and participates in some of the sector’s biggest international programmes through its
group companies and thanks to well-established alliances with European and US partners. A leader in the design and manufacture of helicopters, defence and security
electronics, civil and military aircraft, aerostructures, satellites, space infrastructure and defence systems, Finmeccanica is Italy’s leading high-tech company. It also boasts
significant manufacturing assets and skills in the transport and energy sectors; it is listed on the Milan stock market and operates via a number of group companies and joint
ventures. At 30 September 2010, the Finmeccanica Group had around 76,000 employees, including some 12,000 in the US, approximately 10,000 in the UK, nearly 4,000
in Poland, 3,700 in France and over 1,000 in Germany. As part of its drive to maintain and build on its technological excellence, the Finmeccanica Group spends 11% of its
revenues on research and development.