Tag: Cityjet

Sukhoi Superjet 100: Gloomy Future in Europe?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Recently the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100), Russia’s regional aircraft, has been surrounded with great uncertainty. Difficulties with after-sales support of the jet, unclear situation with the European customers and other issues have brought the Russian aircraft into sharp focus. In the end of 2018 it was revealed that the only European SSJ100 customer CityJet, an Irish […]

Will Sukhoi Civil Lose its Sole European SSJ100 Customer?

Reading Time: 1 minute Alexander Rubtsov, the head of the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), has admitted that the manufacturer of the Superjet 100, Russia’s regional aircraft, may lose Irish carrier CityJet, its only established customer in Europe, as early as the first quarter of next year. A change in the Irish carrier’s core business model is the probable […]

CityJet in Deal to Create Largest Pan-Europe Regional Airline Group

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Nostrum and CityJet have signed a Heads of Terms with the aim to bring about closer co-operation between the two airlines under the umbrella of a new holding company. Such a development will be subject to obtaining the requisite regulatory approvals and the preparation of the relevant filings has begun. The coming together of […]

British Airways is Looking for New Pilots to Join Its Team

Reading Time: 1 minute British Airways has launched a big new campaign to recruit experienced pilots for its regional operation. The job opportunities have arisen with the growth of its London City schedule and increased regional flying from Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Stansted and Edinburgh airports this year. BA CityFlyer, the wholly owned British Airways company with its home base at […]

Cityjet CRJ-900 Skids and Spins Counterclockwise By 180 Degrees

Reading Time: 1 minute Cityjet Canadair CRJ-900, on behalf of SAS Scandinavian Airlines, performing flight from Stockholm to Turku landed on Turku’s snow covered runway, but skidded and spun counterclockwise around by 180 degrees before coming to a stop on the runway near the end of the runway. The crew declared emergency, emergency services responded and checked the aircraft. […]

CityJet Confirms Order For Four Additional CRJ900 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that Dublin-based regional carrier, CityJet has exercised the four options that were part of a purchase agreement announced on February 1, 2017. That agreement included a firm order for six CRJ900 aircraft and options for four more. Upon delivery, the aircraft will operate under wet lease in the SAS network. Based […]

SSJ100 Obtained the EASA Certificate for Operation on Narrow Runways

Reading Time: 2 minutes JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) obtained the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certificate authorizing to operate Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) on the runways down to 30 meters. EASA certification of take-off and landing performance on 30m wide runways constitutes a part of SCAC strategy for enhancing Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) operating conditions. EASA certification of […]

CityJet To Recruit 10 Trainee Pilots

Reading Time: 1 minute CityJet, the Irish European Regional airline, today formally launched its “Climb High” Mentored Cadet Programme and will commence recruitment for the first 10 trainee pilots in June. With continued growth in CityJet services, the airline has launched its cadet programme to deliver qualified pilots for new routes. The 10 Cadets will be employed by CityJet […]

The Results of the First 5 Years of Sukhoi SuperJet 100

Reading Time: 5 minutes As we promised after the first article “Revitalizer of the Russian Aviation – Sukhoi SuperJet 100”, we are coming back to talk more about the orders, clients and routes. It is already 5 years since the first commercial flight of the Russian-made twin engine took off from Armenia. Over the past five years a lot […]

CityJet Receives First SuperJet SSJ100

Reading Time: 2 minutes CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, took delivery in Italy of its first Superjet SSJ100 aircraft. At a ceremony in Venice, CityJet’s Executive Chairman, Pat Byrne, and Chief Commercial Officer, Cathal O’ Connell, were present to accept formal delivery of the airplane which has been described by Mr Byrne as a “game changer.” CityJet becomes […]