During the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 in Zhukovsky, Irkut Corporation (UAC member) and Angara Airlines signed the agreement of intent to purchase three MC-21- 300 aircraft.
From Irkut Corporation the document was signed by the President Oleg Demchenko, from the side of Angara Airlines - Director Anatoly Yurtaev.
On July 20, 2017, during the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017, Sberbank and Irkut Corporation signed an agreement on the development of cooperation on the MC-21 project. The agreement implies the possibility to provide the Corporation with a wide range of financial products of the bank for the development of the MC-21 project, including the after-sales support of the aircraft.
On July 18, during the visit to the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin familiarized himself with the implementation of the new MC-21 commercial airliner program.