Cuba signed a deal on behalf of Cubana de Aviacion for the purchase of two new Il-96-300s and three Tu-204s, according to press reports. Aircraft will be delivered this year and next and cost $250 million, 15% of which will come from the Cuban government with the rest financed by Russian banks.

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