Aeroflot has taken delivery of its two new full-specification Sukhoi Superjet 100 (registration number RA-89059 and RA-89065) produced by JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA).
RA-89059 has been named in honour of Alexey Semenkov, military figure and two-star general; RA-89065 – after Boris Osipov, an honoured Soviet pilot.
New Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft has been transferred to Aeroflot under a financial lease from Sberbank Leasing.
SSJ-100 jets are an important part of Aeroflot’s fleet, which is among Europe’s most modern and technologically advanced. The total order for SSJ-100 stands at 30 aircraft.
The SSJ-100 is a next-generation regional jet developed and produced by SCA in cooperation with Alenia Aeronautica. The aircraft can accommodate 87 passengers in a spacious dual-class configuration (12 seats in business and 75 in economy), and has a flight range of 2,400 km. The SSJ-100 received certification from the Aviation Register of the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC AR) in January 2011.