Bishwo commits to SSJ100 order

Nepalese start-up Bishwo Airways has signed a letter of intent with Russian OEM Sukhoi Civil Aircraft for one Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft.

Nepalese start-up Bishwo Airways has signed a letter of intent with Russian OEM Sukhoi Civil Aircraft for one Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft.

Bishwo confirmed that, when converted to a firm order, the SSJ100 would be delivered by 2017.

The OEM confirmed that it expected Bishwo to place an order for a further five SSJ100 aircraft in future.

Set up last year, Bishwo plans to begin operations in Q1 2015, using an A330-200 to fly to Saudi-Arabia, Malaysia and the UAE.

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