Superjet 100 Production Rates Reduced by Third

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russian manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) last year considerably – by one third – has reduced the number of Superjet 100 regional jets produced, compared to successful 2017. SCAC has built just 23 SSJ100s in 2018, 11 aircraft short of 2017 output. The significant reduction of production rates is believed to be linked to the […]

Thailand’s Kom Airlines Signs LoI for Six Superjet 100s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russian aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) has moved a step closer to extending its slender Asian customer base with the signing a letter of intent (LoI) with Thailand’s start-up Kom Airlines, which is considering the acquisition of six Superjet 100 aircraft and aims to confirm a firm order in 2019. As with other […]

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 […]

Superjet 100 Loses its Sukhoi Nametag

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia’s Irkut Corporation, producer of the country’s MC-21 advanced airliner, has been handed full control of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) after receiving all of SCAC’s shares. SCAC was previously fully owned by Sukhoi Company and the change of ownership is part of an overall plan to create a fully-fledged, autonomous commercial aviation division under […]

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Posts a $12 Million Loss in First Half of 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), manufacturer of Russia’s Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) regional airliner, suffered 804.7 million ruble (US$12 million) net losses in the first half of 2018. The company’s financial performance deteriorated by seven per cent compared to the same period last year, although it received a 47 per cent higher turnover, amounting […]