Bombardier signs $2.56 bln deal with Ilyushin

Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:30pm EST
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TORONTO Feb 20 (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc said on Wednesday that Russia's Ilyushin Finance Co has signed a $2.56 billion agreement to buy 32 of the Canadian aircraft manufacturer's CS300 jetliners.

Ilyushin also has an option for ten more of the 130-seat jets, which would raise the total value of the deal to $3.42 billion, Bombardier said.

Bombardier, the world's No. 3 plane maker and largest passenger train maker, will report its fourth-quarter results on Thursday. Ilyushin is a Moscow-based aircraft leasing company.