Today at 16.06 at the airport "Pulkovo" (St. Petersburg) has landed a new regional aircraft An-148-100B tail number RA-61706, adopted in operation FSUE "STC" Russia ".
General Director of JSC "VASO" Vitaly Zubarev said: "For us it is important that our first customer for the An-148 made state-owned company. Employees of STC "Russia", working closely with the specialists of JSC "VASO", successfully mastered the operation of the new aircraft. We hope that our fruitful cooperation will continue. "
As previously announced CEO of STC "Russia" Sergei Belov, the airline is satisfied the operation of AN-148 and plans to exercise the option to supply a further nine aircraft.
Vitaly Zubarev said: "The production plan" VASO "provides a consistent increase rate of production of An-148 aircraft as the customer list is expanding. In October 2010, 10 An-148-100E ordered a leasing company "Sberbank Leasing" in the interests of the Voronezh Airlines 'Flight'. Delivery vehicles will begin in spring 2011. "