Tag: Sukhoi Superjet

RusLine Ditches its Big Superjet 100 Plans

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s regional airline RusLine has abandoned its plans to purchase 18 Superjet 100 Russian regional jets, the carrier’s owner Nikolay Ulanov told Kommersant business daily. In the wake of the SSJ100’s fatal landing at Sheremetyevo airport on May 5, RusLine withdrew from its joint negotiations with lessor Ilyushin Finance Co and Sukhoi Civil Co (SCAC), […]

Yamal Airlines Cancels Options for 10 Superjet 100s

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines, the country’s second largest operator of the Superjet 100 (SSJ100), with 15 in its fleet, has abandoned plans to purchase 10 more of the type, the airline’s general director and a shareholder Vasily Kryuk has admitted. The decision is not linked to the May 5 Aeroflot SSJ100 flight SU1492 accident […]

Sukhoi SSJ100 Can Be Grounded only by Aviation Authorities

Reading Time: 1 minute After fatal emergency landing of Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100, which resulted in the aircraft bursting into flames on 5 May, 2019, citizens started signing a petition in favour of the suspension of SSJ100 operations, TASS reports. Reportedly, currently there are over 140,000 signatures. Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed that the Kremlin is aware of the […]

Aeroflot Accident: Human Error or Aircraft Malfunction?

Reading Time: 2 minutes After the crash-landing of Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 on 5 May, 2019, the investigation into the deadly accident, which took the lives of 41 people, was launched.  The Investigative Committee of Russia announced that as possible reasons are considered the following: poor qualification of pilots, dispatchers and the personnel who performed technical check of the […]

New Wing Being Designed for the Sukhoi Superjet

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) has been instructed by the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) to design new wing modifications for the would-be future members of the SSJ family, including the shortened SSJ75 version. The 75-seat model, currently under development, requires a smaller wing. The institute has already designed and produced aerodynamic models for two […]

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of Its 45th Sukhoi Superjet 100

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeroflot has taken delivery of its 45th Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100). The aircraft is named in honour of the legendary Soviet pilot Alexey Maresyev. 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 on Aeroflot routes in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Russia Gains Advantage as India’s Aviation Sector Accelerates

Reading Time: 2 minutes Localizing production line under Make in India initiative puts Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation in advantageous position to tap India’s fast growing civil aviation sector. India’s emergence as the third largest aviation market in terms of domestic passenger traffic overtaking Japan and now just behind China and the US comes as an opportunity for major aircraft […]

Russia Set to Sell SuperJets to Iran

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has confirmed an unspecified Iranian airline will shortly acquire twelve SSJ 100-95s from Sukhoi Civil Aircraft. Earlier this year, the Mehr news agency quoted the Secretary of the Association of Iranian Airlines, Maqsoud Asadi Samani, as saying the Russian manufacturer had applied to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) […]