Moscow, 7 January, 2017 – Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) has completed repair work on six Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) for Interjet airline.
Technical teams from SCA were sent to Mexico as part of SCA’s after-sales support service for Interjet’s Sukhoi Superjet 100. Thanks to the work done by SCA and Interjet specialists, all six aircraft resumed operations in the first week of January.
Twenty-two SCA technical specialists were sent to Mexico for the warranty maintenance work. The team was made up of specialists with extensive experience in aircraft production and maintenance.
The troubleshooting procedure was agreed to with the Russian aviation authorities (Federal Air Transport Agency) and carried out under the control of the Mexican aviation authorities (DGAC).
Interjet is one of the world’s largest operators of SSJ100 aircrafts and has been flying the model since 2013. Interjet’s SSJ100 technical dispatch reliability is one of the highest among the operators. The сompany’s fleet of the SSJ100s has accumulated more than 90,000 flight hours, and Interjet has operated more than 75,000 flights.
SCA strives to provide maintenance support as quickly as possible and is working on improving SSJ100’s reliability.
The SSJ100 was created and tested to international and Russian airworthiness standards, which are confirmed by the IACAR (Interstate Aviation Committee Aviation Register) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency).
Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100)
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) is a new-generation jet designed and manufactured by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) together with Leonardo-Finmeccanica. SSJ100 was designed with the latest technologies, ensuring operational efficiency and a high level of passenger comfort. The SSJ100 can be operated on both short and medium distance routes. The SSJ100’s range is more than 3,000 kilometers while its long-range version can travel more than 4,500 kilometers. JSC “Sukhoi Civil Aircraft” produces the commercial airliners SSJ100, a version of the Sukhoi Business Jet and special-purpose aircraft. Since the beginning of SSJ100 commercial operations in 2011 over 100 new aircraft have been delivered to customers.
JSC “Sukhoi Civil Aircraft”
JSC “Sukhoi Civil Aircraft” (SCA) was founded in 2000 to develop new models of commercial aircraft. Today, the company’s main project is the design and development of Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100). The company’s shareholders are Sukhoi and Italy’s Leonardo-Finmeccanica. SCA focuses on development, production, sales and after-sales support for Sukhoi Superjet aircraft. The company is head-quartered in Moscow and the aircraft are assembled in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
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