The TASS news outlet today, November 15, reported quite interesting news about the Russian business jet SSJ Aurus – the cost of this aircraft will be from 40 to 50 million dollars, depending on the configuration chosen by the customer, which is much cheaper than potential competitors from foreign manufacturers. It is worth noting that this information is of an official nature – the cost of the aircraft during the Dubai Airshow international airshow was announced by Sergey Chemezov, the head of Rostec. In addition, he added that the newest business jet has already attracted potential buyers in both the private and corporate sectors in Russia.
“I think there will be foreign customers as well. The car is unique, with a high level of comfort and a very decent flight range – more than seven thousand kilometers [дальность полёта самолёта составляет 7 200 километров]… That is, it flies easily from Moscow to Vladivostok without refueling. There is already interest within Russia. The Aurus business jet, which is being demonstrated here, will cost in the region of $ 40-50 million, depending on the configuration – this is cheaper than, for example, Boeing, which has such a machine will cost about $ 60-65 million, “Sergei said. Chemezov in a conversation with reporters.
The newest business jet, called the Aurus Business Jet, is a modified and improved version of the Russian medium-haul passenger aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100) with an increased flight range and a more luxurious cabin. This development will complement the Russian premium line Aurus, which currently consists of a luxury sedan, a luxury limousine (including an armored version), an SUV and even a helicopter. Unfortunately, so far there is no official information about foreign customers.