August 29, 2013 at the International Aviation and Space Salon "MAKS-2013" ceremony of transfer of the first aircraft SukhoiSuperjet 100 extended-range airline "Gazprom Avia".
Firm contract with "Gazprom equipment" for delivery by the end of 2015, ten aircraft SukhoiSuperjet extended-range version of the 100 — SSJ100 LR — in LLC Airline "Gazprom avia" was signed in August 2011.
"It is symbolic that the transfer of the first plane SukhoiSuperjet 100 airline "Gazprom avia" is at MAKS, because supply contract was signed two years ago at an air show MAKS-2011"- Said Andrew Kalinowski, President of JSC" Sukhoi Civil Aircraft ". "We hope that the airline will be able to appreciate the benefits provided by our aircraft, both in terms of its performance, and in terms of passenger comfort. "
General carrier OAO "Gazprom" — airline "Gazprom avia" — will be the first airline to launch commercial operation SSJ100 LongRange. The first SSJ100 LRs serial number 95033 is put into passenger seating configuration of 90 economy class. At the initial stage of operation of the new type of aircraft the airline plans to use it on regular flights from Vnukovo airport to the city and the Soviet Beloyarskii.
"Gazprom avia" actively developing commercial service operates scheduled and charter flights on domestic and international routes. Increased operational capabilities version LongRangepozvolyat airlines to optimize the use of this type of aircraft, exploiting it as a long trip, and on long-haul flights that reach up to 4500 km, depending on the load.
In May 2013 began training flight crew, cabin crew and technicians airline "Gazprom Avia". Training takes place at the training centers SuperJet International (SJI), both in Russia and in Italy, the headquarters of SJI. To date, has trained 12 pilots, 23 cabin crew and 26 of engineers and airline aviation system.
Maximum range is SSJ100LR 4,578 kilometers, the required length of the strip for take-off and 2,052 meters. SSJ100 LR plane is equipped with the base engine SaM146 increased by 5% of take-off thrust.
Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) — 100 seat regional jet designed, developed and manufactured by JSC "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" with the participation of Alenia Aermacchi. 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). Length of the strip for the base version of the aircraft is 1731 m, the version with extended range — 2052 m Range for the base version — 3048 km, the version with extended range — 4578 km.
The company "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" — Shareholders of the company are "dry" (JSC "UAC") (75% — 1 share), and on April 7, 2009, a strategic partner — the Italian Alenia Aermacchi (25% + 1 share). The company "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" was formed in 2000 to develop new models of civil aircraft. The company is headquartered in Moscow. GSS also has branches in major production areas — Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Novosibirsk and Voronezh. Currently, the main project of the company is a new family of Russian regional aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100.
Ltd. Airline "Gazprom avia" — created in 1995. Today the company, whose fleet has 27 aircraft and 121 helicopter, one of the ten largest airlines in Russia and offers a full range of services in the field of aviation. The company has its own three airports: Ostafyevo, Iamburg and Bovanenko. Its largest aviation market in the Russian corporate regional infrastructure combines branches in Kaluga, Perm, Samara, Tomsk, Ukhta Ugorsk, pos. Iamburg and representation in Sochi and Nukus. The company has the unique experience of working in extreme conditions, difficult terrain and polar latitudes.
OOO "Gazprom equipment" —
created in 1999. The company is a provider of centralized subsidiaries of OAO "Gazprom" in order to optimize the supply chain inputs and minimize the associated costs. Today, "Gazprom equipment" provides more than 80% of all deliveries of products for gas transportation and gas companies of the holding.
CJSC "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft"