Aeroflot To Acquire One Hundred Sukhoi Superjet 100

Aeroflot To Acquire One Hundred Sukhoi Superjet 100. Aeroflot and United Aircraft Corporation have signed an agreement for the delivery of 100 Superjet 100 aircraft to Aeroflot. The document was signed by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev and PJSC United Aircraft Corporation President Yury Slyusar at the Eastern Economic Forum in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

According to the agreement, the UAC will deliver 100 Russian-made SSJ100 aircraft to Aeroflot between 2019 and 2026. The aircraft will be configured with 12 seats in executive class and 75 in economy class.

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Aeroflot To Acquire One Hundred Sukhoi Superjet 100

The final contract will be signed after the parties have agreed on the material terms of the transaction and the company's approvals have been obtained.

Vitaly Saveliev, CEO of PJSC Aeroflot, said in a statement:

"We have signed the largest aircraft delivery agreement in the history of Aeroflot, under which the company will receive 100 Russian-made SSJ100 aircraft, with an expected delivery of 50 MC-21s, by 2026, Aeroflot will operate 200 manufacturing aircraft Historically, Aeroflot has been the largest operator of Russian aircraft and has helped to improve all models of Russian aircraft currently in operation. Aeroflot's priority is to act in the interest of aviation Russian and our country. "

Yury Slyusar, President of PJSC UAC, said:

"We have been working with Aeroflot for many years, and as the first and largest operator of SSJ100 aircraft, Aeroflot has made a significant contribution to the development of the Russian aviation industry and the signing of this new agreement marks the next step in our cooperation. the aerospace industry and the expansion of regional and international air links, we are happy to continue working with the first Russian airline. "

Aeroflot currently operates 49 SSJ100 aircraft and is awaiting delivery of the 50th aircraft.

The first Aeroflot SSJ100 commercial flight took place on June 16, 2011 between Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Today, SSJ100 aircraft operate on routes to Belgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Orenburg, Perm, Saratov, Sochi, Syktyvkar, Tyumen, Chelyabinsk and other cities. The SSJ100 also serves international destinations such as Dresden, Vilnius, Gothenburg, Bucharest, Zagreb, Ljubljana, Riga, Sofia and Tivat.