Custom-made Charter airline.
State enterprise “Antonov” has found its first customer in Ukraine at the regional jet an-158, which began to specialize in Charter flights airline Fanair. According to the Memorandum signed on 12 October the CEO of the airline Basil will Pustovalova and Vice-President, marketing and sales of Antonov Julius Kiselev, the company will provide Fanair two An-158 in the layout with 97 seats, informs Rus.Media.
“The signed Memorandum will be the basis to start the financing of the project. “Antonov” will deliver the planes 6 months after activation of the contract on financial leasing”, – reported in “Antonov”, adding that the planes will be built without the use of Russian components.
The two aircraft will fly over Ukraine and nearby countries, they will be delivered at the end of 2020.
“After careful analysis and study of the characteristics of An-158 aircraft, the airline’s Board of Directors decided to purchase two of these aircraft to perform flights on the territory of Ukraine and CIS countries. Roughly aircraft deliveries scheduled for the end of 2020. The crews will be retrained at the flight centre GP “Antonov”, – said the head of the Fanair.
We will remind, Ukrainians will be able to fly helicopters. In early may, Deputy Director of the airport “Borispol” Eugene Dykhne made the ambitious statement – they are ready to start for passengers of regular helicopter flights.