Tag: Sukhoi SuperJet 100

Conflicting Views of Sukhoi & Adria Airways: Who Cancelled SSJ100 Deal?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100, a regional jet designed by Sukhoi, a division of the United Aircraft Corporation, got into the tense situation. The deal with Adria Airways fell apart. Recently Sukhoi was battling to stay present in Europe and not to lose its only European customer CityJet, an Irish regional airline. However, uncertainties over this partnership […]

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 […]

Yakutia Superjet Slides off Runway Injuring Four Passengers

Reading Time: 1 minute Yakutia Sukhoi Superjet 100, operating from Ulan-Ude to Yakutsk carrying 91 passengers and 5 crew members, has suffered a runway excursion and apparent landing-gear collapse. Four passengers requested medical assistance. A criminal investigation has been launched into the incident, which forced the airport to shut down between 3:20am and 10:30am on Thursday.

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of 44th Sukhoi Superjet

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeroflot has taken delivery of its 44th Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100). One aircraft is named in honour of the Soviet test pilot and twice Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Kokkinaki. The Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 is configured with 12 seats in business class and 75 seats in economy class. The new SSJ100 will start operating […]

First Overseas Delivery of Sukhoi Superjet 100 in 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co (SCAC) has delivered an extended range version of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100LR) aircraft in VIP-configuration to the Royal Thai Air Force, the first international delivery this year of the Russian regional jet. Also known as SBJ (Sukhoi Business Jet), the latest delivery is the third aircraft of the type […]

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 […]

Superjet 100 and MC-21 May Be United under Single Brand

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian SSJ-100 and MC-21 planes may be united under common brand, President of the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) Alexander Rubtsov told at the Eurasia Airshow-2018. “It’s quite probable that we will make a transition to a single brand. I do not rule out it will be either MC or any other derivative. We will […]

Russia Muscles as U.S. Sanctions Slow Down Airbus and Boeing Deals

Reading Time: 2 minutes The arrival of a Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 at Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport has signaled the beginning of a renewed offensive by Russia to find new customers for its commercial passenger jet. The timing is seen as particularly opportune. Since the lifting of the majority of international sanctions in January 2016, Iran’s airlines have placed aircraft […]

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 […]

Rostec Assembles the 300th SaM146 Current Engine for the SSJ 100

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 300th Russian-French SaM146 current engine for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft has been assembled at UEC – Saturn (operating as part of Rostec’s United Engine Corporation) and delivered to Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company. To date, the SaM146 engine fleet has logged over 700,000 flight hours. The SaM146 is an integrated power plant that […]