Venice, Italy, October 27, 2016 – Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) and Superjet International (SJI) have delivered the third Superjet SSJ100 to CityJet. The aircraft with MSN 95111, registration EI-FWC, was delivered to the customer in Venice from Superjet International’s center as scheduled on October, 27.
The aircraft has a 98-seat passenger configuration with the interior designed by the Italian company Pininfarina, 5-abreast seating layout with ergonomic leather seats and a comfortable pitch of 32’’.
SCAC manufactures the airplanes for CityJet in accordance with the concluded agreements and schedules. According to the supply schedule in the production are further 3 aircraft.
Financing of the three SSJ100s supplied so far in 2016 was implemented with the assistance of Vnesheconombank and EXIAR.
CityJet has ordered a total of 15 Superjets (including 3 delivered) with options on a further 16. The contract also provides for fleet technical support and crew training.
The first two aircraft, delivered in June and July of 2016, have been operated by CityJet on its scheduled routes and charter services, as well as on wet lease services on behalf of other airlines. As of today, CityJet’s SSJ100 fleet has operated almost 1,000 flight hours on over 740 flights, with the aircraft having visited over 60 airports across Europe since June.
Currently 83 SSJ100 are operated around the world. 12 companies and entities from Europe, Russia, North America and Southeast Asia have SSJ100 in their fleet performing the flights in more than 150 destinations. Total flight time of the fleet is 235,000 flight hours, during 5.5 years of commercial operation SSJ100 have performed more than 154,000 flights.
Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100)
Sukhoi Superjet 100 – a new-generation regional jet designed, developed and produced for the global market by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) in partnership with Leonardo-Finmeccanica of Italy. The aircraft is created with the latest technology and provides a high level of operational efficiency. SSJ100 is designed to carry passengers as short-haul and medium-haul routes. The operating range for the basic version is 3,048 km and 4,578 km for the long range version. The first flight of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 was in 2008, the first aircraft delivered to the customer in 2011.
CityJet is an Irish regional airline, founded in 1993, based in Dublin and operates a network of routes primarily from London City Airport in addition to wet lease services on behalf of European airline customers and a significant level of charter operations. The airline employs 860 staff with bases in Finland, France, Ireland, Sweden and the UK. Today’s SSJ100 will join CityJet’s current fleet of 15 Avro RJ85, 8 Bombardier CRJ900sand 2 Superjet SSJ100.
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) was founded in 2000. The main project of the Company is Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. The Company is responsible for development, certification, production and marketing of Sukhoi Superjet 100. Headquartered in Moscow, the Company has a production branch in the Russian Far East – in Komsomolsk-on-Amur city. The shareholders of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company are Sukhoi Holding (a UAC Company) and the Italian Leonardo-Finmeccanica Company since 2009.
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