«Aeroflot» received into operation of the fiftieth Superjet 100 aircraft

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«Aeroflot» received into operation of the fiftieth Russian plane Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100), the correspondent of RIA Novosti from the event.

Solemn presentation of the anniversary aircraft with the participation of the management of Aeroflot and the United aircraft Corporation was held on Tuesday in «Sheremetyevo».

«This event marks the successful end of the execution of two solid contracts for the supply of 30-year and 20 machines SSJ100» — said in the message «Aeroflot».

«Aeroflot» solemnly adopts in its fleet «jubilee» — the 50-th Superjet 100. Previously East economic forum we signed in the presence of Vladimir Putin an unprecedented agreement to acquire 100 domestic machines of this type. Taking into account this agreement the Park of domestic planes of Aeroflot group will be increased to 200 units, and an important component of this segment will become another domestic innovative design the MS-21 aircraft», — quotes the Director General of the airline Vitaly Savelyev.

He thanked for the effective cooperation between the management and employees of the KLA involved in the project, noting that Aeroflot together with Civil aircraft company participated in the development of a brand new car, «Aeroflot Superjet 100 was put on the wing, did his fine-tuning during commercial exploitation».

«Cooperation of JSC «Sukhoi civil aircraft» with the national carrier and largest airline of Russia — this is an invaluable experience, especially important at the stage of putting the aircraft into operation. «Aeroflot» has had a great influence on the development of the SSJ100 product. Continued collaboration, as well as the increase in the fleet of the airline at the expense of the SSJ100 aircraft is a high assessment of our performance and a sign that in its development, we are on the right track. We appreciate our cooperation to improve the reliability of the Sukhoi Superjet 100. For its part, SCA is working to establish new warehouses of spare parts and filling the available storage capacity with the aim of improving after-sales service of the SSJ100″ — said the President of GSS Alexander Rubtsov.

The first contract for the supply of 30 leading Russian aircraft carrier was signed on 7 December 2005. In June 2011, the first SSJ100 in the composition of the fleet of «Aeroflot» has made a debut flight in 2016, the carrier and Sukhoi civil aircraft announced the execution of the contract. 18 July 2017 signed the second contract for delivery of 20 SSJ-100 aircraft. September 10, 2018, Aeroflot signed an agreement for the supply of 100 SSJ100 aircraft, which is expected to arrive in the fleet before 2026.

Now SSJ-100 aircraft are operated on domestic flights, performing flights to such cities as Belgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Orenburg, Perm, Saratov, Sochi, Syktyvkar, Tyumen, Chelyabinsk and other areas. In addition, the aircraft will serve international routes, including Dresden, Vilnius, Gothenburg, Bucharest, Zagreb, Ljubljana, Riga, Sofia, Tivat and others.