Tag: SSJ100

SSJ100 Corporate Airline Project to be Launched

Reading Time: 1 minute At the Russian Investment Forum 2019 VEB-leasing, the JSC “United Aircraft Corporation” (UAC), “Business Aviation Center” of the Vnukovo airport and the National Reserve Corporation (NRC) signed the Memorandum of Understanding aimed at the SSJ100 corporate airline project realization. 56-seated aircraft with the business layout are supposed to perform irregular flights (arranged upon request for […]

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 […]

Sukhoi to Cut Superjet Deliveries and Focus on Aftersales Support

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), the Russian manufacturer of the Superjet 100 (SSJ100) Russian regional jet, has been facing mounting criticism regarding alleged deficiencies in its aftersales support of the product. Two of its key international customers – Mexico’s Interjet and Belgium’s Brussels Airlines – have voiced their discontent with the maintenance of their fleets, […]

Sukhoi Civil in Talks With Interjet Over Upgraded SSJ100

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co (SCAC), manufacturer of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) regional jet, is in talks with Mexico’s Interjet Airlines, the largest operator of the type outside Russia, regarding the replacement of its outstanding SSJ100 orders with the aircraft’s upgraded versions. The Mexican airline has announced it will be phasing out some of […]

Aeroflot Signs up for 100 Russian-Built Superjets

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeroflot and United Aircraft Corporation have signed an agreement for the delivery to Aeroflot, the national carrier, of 100 Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. The document was signed by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev and President of PJSC United Aircraft Corporation Yury Slyusar during the Eastern Economic Forum in the presence of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir […]

Peruvian Airlines Commits to 10 SSJ100 and 10 MS-21 aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute At Farnborough Air Show 2018 Mr. Alexander Rubtsov, President of the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company, and Mr. Cesar Cataño, founder and shareholder of AEROPERU INTERNATIONAL CC, have signed the Letter of Intent regarding the purchasing of 10 SSJ100 and 10 MS-21 aircraft. Following the plans for business expansion and extension of route network, Mr. Cesar […]

Sukhoi Makes Plans for a SSJ100 Freighter

Reading Time: 3 minutes Russian aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co, part of the state-owned United Aircraft Corporation, is working on a cargo version of its Sukhoi Superjet regional aircraft. The freighter version scheme is listed in SCAC’s latest annual report as a priority project in the further development of the SSJ100 programme. Although the document provides no further […]

Iran Signs Agreement for 40 SSJ100R Russian Regional Jets

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC), manufacturer of Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional jet, has signed an agreement for delivery of 40 SSJ100s in special “R” version to Iran at the Eurasia Airshow in Turkey, Vedomosti business daily reported, with two airlines – Iran Aseman and Iran Airtour reportedly ordering 20 aircraft each. Neither the Russian OEM nor […]

SSJ100 Production Rate up in 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) built 34 Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) regional jets in 2017, or nearly 55% up on 2016. The previous peak in production dates back to 2014 at 37 airframes. SCAC delivered 30 SSJ100s in 2017. The aircraft mostly went to VEB Leasing, which has a lease contract with Aeroflot for […]

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of the 35th Sukhoi Superjet 100

Reading Time: 1 minute On the 19th of December, 2017 the 35th SSJ100 joined the fleet of Aeroflot. The aircraft was taken as part of the agreement for 20 machines signed by the national carrier with «VEB-leasing» and the United Aircraft Corporation at the MAKS 2017 airshow. The SSJ100 with tail number RA-89099 named after the Balcar poet Kaisyn […]