Severstal Aircompany (D2, Cherepovets) has signed an agreement with Ilyushin Finance for the delivery of six SSJ 100/95Bs on 12-year leasing contracts. The jets are sourced from IFC's order book with Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (Zhukovsky).

According to the signed agreement, the carrier will take delivery of the first of three aircraft due in 2018, in October. The remaining planes are scheduled to be delivered before 2022.

Severstal operates six CRJ-200s and one Yak-40 on scheduled flights to 19 destinations across Russia, Bulgaria, and Georgia from its Cherepovets hub.