Tag: Interjet

Mexican Interjet Interested in Buying Russian MC-21 Passenger Jet

The Mexican carrier Interjet is interested in acquiring Russian MС-21 aircraft, company president Miguel Aleman Velasco told RIA Novosti. “We are very interested in the MC-21, because its components are lighter, it consumes less fuel… Its engines are from North America, but we hope that Russia will make its own engines, which will make the […]

Six Interjet SSJ100s Resume Flights Following Inspections

Russia’s Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) has completed repairs on six Sukhoi Superjet 100s (SSJ100s) grounded by Mexican airline Interjet, the only SSJ100 operator in the Americas. The aircraft resumed operations in the first week in January, the manufacturer said in a statement. “The troubleshooting procedure was agreed with the Russian aviation authorities [Federal Air Transport […]

Russia Grounds the Sukhoi Superjet

Russia’s civil aviation authority Rosaviatsia has grounded the country’s fleet of Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, citing concerns over metal fatigue. The grounding of Russia’s nearly 50-strong fleet of SSJ100s came after inspections by Rosaviatsia found metal fatigue in the tail of one SSJ100 operated by Irkutsk-based regional airline IrAero. Metal fatigue is a common problem […]

The Results of the First 5 Years of Sukhoi SuperJet 100

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 […]