Today at the Farnborough International IRKUT Corporation and Malaysia based CRECOM BURJ RESOURCES Ltd. signed a contract on 50 MC-21 passenger aircraft. The contract includes firm order for 25 MC-21-200 and 25 MC-21-300 starting from 2016. The contract will be worth up to $3 billion.
The sides have fixed their intention on further development of industrial and technology cooperation within the contract framework.
The Malaysian MoD Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi who witnessed the contract signature stated that IRKUT Corporation has been Malaysia's reliable partner for a long time. He also stressed Malaysia's full satisfaction regarding Su-30MK program which "conducts extremely well". The Malaysian MoD has been also satisfied with the cooperation development in the high-tech sphere.
From his hand Oleg Demchenko, IRKUT Corporation President stressed his deep satisfaction in a fact that a company from Malaysia became the first international customer for MC-21. He said: "We do appreciate the atmosphere of trust we enjoy through our relationship with Malaysia. The launch customer is a special person but we are confident to fulfil our obligations in time. Our confidence has been based on the up-to-date fulfilment of the MC-21 program".
According to the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) President Alexey Fedorov MC-21 is a UAC top priority product in the field of civil aviation being fully supported by the Russian government. He also stressed that both UAC and IRKUT Corporation are to develop mutually beneficial cooperation with Malaysian companies demonstrating impressive achievements in high-tech sphere.
Source: IRKUT CORPORATION AND CRECOM BURJ RESOURCES LTD.OF MALAYSIA SIGNED A CONTRACT ON THE MC-21 AIRCRAFT DELIVERY
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