JSC "Aeroflot — Russian Airlines" has commissioned a second aircraft Sukhoi SuperJet 100 (SSJ100). It is named after the famous Aeroflot pilot Dmitry Jezierski. Aug. 27 aircraft "D.Ezersky" is sent to its first commercial flight from Moscow — St. Petersburg — Moscow.
The aircraft Sukhoi SuperJet 100 (serial number 95010) was transferred to Aeroflot under contract with the company "VEB-Leasing" on financial lease (leasing). The delivered aircraft is designed to carry 87 passengers in a comfortable two-class configuration (12 seats in business class and 75 — in economy class). The maximum range is 2.3 thousand km
Aeroflot ordered 30 aircraft SSJ100. In addition, it plans to buy ten more. The first aircraft SSJ 100 "Aeroflot" was put into operation on June 16. It operates scheduled flights from the airport "Sheremetyevo" in St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Ufa. From September 2 to the list of cities added Astrakhan.
"Aeroflot was the first in the Russian civil aviation began to exploit liners SSJ100, — said General Director of JSC" Aeroflot "Vitaly Saveliev. — They have become an important part of our fleet, which is one of the youngest and most technologically advanced in Europe. The leadership on domestic routes — one of the key points of our strategy to build a global network company. And providing this leadership — an important task for our short-haul aircraft SSJ100, which show great potential. The first SuperJet has already shown itself in our domestic routes. In the future, these machines come out, and to our international services. "
"We are grateful to our first customers -" Aeroflot "- for the opportunity to make a strong operating capabilities of the SSJ100 in intensive mode of operation and are pleased that our loved airliner airplane passengers and flight technicians airlines — the president of the company" Sukhoi Civil Aircraft " Vladimir Prysiazhnyuk. — We will continue to provide full support to Aeroflot in the initial stage of operation and provide quality after-sales service to our SSJ100 has become a great tool for the development of the regional route network. "
Sukhoi Superjet 100 (RRJ-95) — 100 seat regional jet designed, developed and manufactured by JSC "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" with the participation of Alenia Aeronautica. May 19, 2008 SSJ100 made its first flight. Maximum cruise speed of Sukhoi Superjet 100 — Mach 0.81 cruising altitude 12,200 meters (40,000 feet). In February 2011 SSJ100 received type certification IAC. Obtaining a certificate EASA is scheduled for 2011.