carrier Dalavia has made its first advance payment
for the acquisition of six Sukhoi Superjet
100 aircraft, and plans to sign a contract with VTB-Leasing by the end of this
Khabarovsk-based carrier says it expects to begin operating the first twin-jet
in October 2009 and have all six Superjets by July
Dalavia also has options on another four of the type.