Aeroflot takes delivery of new SSJ-100

Courtesy: Aeroflot.

Courtesy: Aeroflot.

Aeroflot has taken delivery of a new Sukhoi Superjet 100 (registration number RA-89064) in enhanced FULL specification produced by JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft.

The plane has been named in honour of Russian Distinguished pilot Yuri Ovsyannikov.

The new SSJ-100 has been transferred to Aeroflot under a financial lease agreement from Sberbank Leasing.

SSJ100 is a next-generation regional jet designed and manufactured by JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft in collaboration with Alenia Aeronautica. The airliner accommodates 87 passengers in a comfortable two-class- configured cabin with 12 business-class and  75 economy-class seats. The plane has a range of 2,400 km. The SSJ-100 received certification from the Aviation Register of the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC AR) in January 2011.

SSJ-100 jets make an important part of Aeroflot’s fleet, which is among Europe’s most modern and technologically advanced.  The total order for SSJ-100 stands at 30 aircraft.

Source: Aeroflot.

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