Sukhoi Superjet XA-JLG airline Interjet, today, September 18, 2013, made its first commercial flight from Mexico City — Torreon. At the same time, the Sukhoi Superjet XA-IJR completed flight from Mexico City — Aguaskale? NUTS. Thus the operation of the aircraft of the Sukhoi Superjet in Mexico officially launched.
The results of the first day of commercial operation:
6 destinations from Mexico City (Torreon, Aguaskale? NUTS, Campeche, Minatitlan Sakatekas and Mazatlan)
8 Capital flight (in Torreon Aguaskale? NUTS 2 each)
22.5 flight hours
The official press release Interjet:
The first two Sukhoi Superjet 100 operated by the Mexican airline Interjet successfully completed the first commercial flights Sept. 18, 2013.
The aircraft with serial number 95023 (flight 3150) flew about at 7:37 (local time) from the airport of Mexico City (MEX) and landed at 8:45 am at the airport in Torreon (TRC).
The second aircraft with serial number 95024 (flight 3963) took off at about 7:50 (local time) from the airport of Mexico City (MEX) and landed at 8:52 in the eroportah Aguaskale? NUTS (AGU).
On the first day of operation, the first two interdzhetovskih SSJ100 will perform 8 commercial flights from the airport in Mexico City to other cities in Mexico — Campeche Minatitlan Sakatekas and Mazatlan.
"SSJ100 now flies in the Americas. Superjet Putting into operation Interdzhetom opened the door to the Western market and the international aviation community is closely following this important step — Kauchelya said Nazario, Chief Executive Officer of SuperJet International — after the start-up phase, the program SSJ100 established itself as a serious player in the segment of the regional aviation. We are confident that satisfy customer expectations by offering an alternative scheme is very attractive leasing and financing by the ECA Financing, supporting both the existing airlines and startups. SSJ100 has a huge potential in the global market. We expect demand for 1000 aircraft over the next 20 years. We believe in the superiority of our product, its comfort, superior aerodynamics and outstanding efficiency, and of course in a first-class support for our support — concluded Kauchelya.
SSJ100 entry into service was preceded by a successful training company in the high altitude — typical of Mexico, supported by the risk assessment. Training flights are carried out from Tuluk after the introductory courses at the training center in Venice SJI included 171 simulated landing with a touch (touch & go) and about 35 flight hours have confirmed the outstanding characteristics of the aircraft. As of today, SuperJet International, the training of pilots for the world, has trained 44 pilots Interjet, including 5 instructors, eight flight attendants and nearly 100 technicians.
Interjet also enjoys the benefits of a comprehensive "hourly" SuperJet International program designed specifically for SSJ100 operators to maximize aircraft availability, optimize the cost of support and minimize administrative costs. To maintain the entry into service in SSJ100 Interjet, SJI has also created a new warehouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (USA), who will provide logistical support as Interjet and other customers in North and Latin America. Dedicated engineering team SJI provides on-site support, while the customer support center in Venice (Italy) will provide around the clock 24/7 support and konsultsii on spare parts, tools, and technical issues.
Sukhoi Superjet 100, designed and manufactured by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft in partnership with Alenia Aermacchi, has incorporated the most advanced Western technology and is supplied with two engines PowerJet SaM146. The aircraft offers huge advantages in fuel consumption, low maintenance costs as well as the highest standards of quality and comfort in the segment 100mestnyh aircraft.
SSJ100 is operated by six airlines (Interjet, Aeroflot, Sky Aviation, Lao Central, Yakutia, Muscovy), 20 supplied aircraft fully meet the stringent Western standards of aviation safety EASA, IAC-AR, ENAC and Mexican aviation regulators (DGAC).
The first commercial flight in Interjet SSJ100 marks an important milestone in the Sukhoi Superjet 100 program and confirms the ambitious prospects in the international market.