Slovenia’s Adria Airways will acquire 15 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft

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The Slovenian airline Adria Airways will acquire 15 Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100), deliveries will begin next year, said the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation.

«Sukhoi civil aircraft» and airline Adria Airways has signed an agreement of intent for the purchase of 15 SSJ100. Delivery will start from the beginning of 2019. The aircraft will be delivered under long-term lease. Also, an agreement was signed to establish a joint venture for maintenance and repair of aircraft (MRO) at the airport, Ljubljana Airport (Slovenia) to service the aircraft SSJ100″ — said in the message.

According to the head of the Slovenian carrier Holger Comarca, operation of the Russian aircraft in the Park Adria will allow you to use most of the existing fleet — CRJ and Airbus — Charter flights.

«We understand that when entering the market of the European air transport, after-sales service of SSJ100 aircraft would have to be at a serious professional level. In conjunction with the airline Adria Airways will be established enterprise maintenance SSJ100 aircraft at the international airport Ljubljana Airport. This technical platform will ensure the reliability of operation of the SSJ100 aircraft in Europe», — quotes the President of GSS Alexander Rubtsov.