The fourth Sukhoi Superjet 100 landed in Mexico and it has been delivered to Interjet airline. The aircraft (MNS 95036) was rolled out from SuperJet International’s hangar in Venice (Italy) and took off from Venice Marco Polo airport for the ferry flight to Interjet facilities in Toluca (Mexico).
During its ferry flight, with technical stops in Keflyavik (Iceland) and Bangor (Maine, USA), the airplane flew to Toluca (Mexico), thus confirming its outstanding performance on longer range routes.
“This fourth delivery represents another important milestone for SuperJet International – states Nazario Cauceglia, Chief Executive Officer – The Customer’s satisfaction is our top-priority and today we are able to offer superior services along with an excellent product. The SSJ100 combines standards of economy, performance, environmental efficiency and passenger comfort never seen before in a 100-seat airliner. I am confident that new Customers will notice soon that the SSJ100 is the best choice in the regional segment”.
According to the recent operating data from September 18, 2013 (EIS) until November 30, 2013, the first three Interjet SSJ100s showed an outstanding performance with over 99% dispatch reliability and an average daily utilization of 9 flight hours, with a maximum utilization of 11 flight hours.
The aircraft accumulated 1438 flight hours and 1399 flight cycles through 7 destinations in Mexico (Mexico City, Torreon, Aguascalientes, Campeche, Minatitlan, Zacatecas and Mazatlan).
In the meantime the fifth and the sixth aircraft to be delivered to Interjet are currently under completion at SuperJet International’s plant in Italy.
Interjet ordered 20 SSJ100 plus 10 options in the 93-seats (34’ pitch) configuration. The exclusive and comfortable interior are designed by Italian Company Pininfarina.
The SSJ100 is developed and built by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), in partnership with Alenia Aermacchi. It incorporates the most modern Western technology and systems together with high standards of comfort available in the 100-seats segment.