March 6, 2012, Moscow — OJSC "Aeroflot — Russian Airlines" has commissioned a sixth plane Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100). The first commercial flight airliner, painted in the colors of the international airline alliance SkyTeam and received a registration number RA-89005, will be held in the near future.
Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft (serial number 95013) 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).
Aeroflot ordered 30 aircraft SSJ100.
"We are very pleased that the SSJ100 become an important part of the aircraft fleet of Aeroflot, and make every effort so that they meet the expectations of airlines," — said the president of the company "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" Vladimir Prysiazhnyuk.
Currently, Aeroflot operates six Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, which operate regular flights from Sheremetyevo Airport in 13 Russian cities, as well as to Minsk, Budapest, Oslo and Stockholm. Operation SSJ100 in the "Aeroflot" has demonstrated high efficiency of liner service regional routes with high frequency of departure.