On December 16th, 2013 the third Sukhoi Superjet 100 in full specification for Aeroflot Russian Airlines operated a ferry flight from the Delivery Center of CJSC “Sukhoi Civil Aircraft” (Zhukovsky, Russia) to its base airport “Sheremetyevo”. The aircraft was named after the USSR honored pilot, a veteran of Aeroflot – Pyotr Khmelnitsky.
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 with the tail number RA89017 is ready to run commercial flights on domestic and international routes. The airline operates the SSJ100 aircraft on routes to cities in Russia, Germany, Sweden, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine and Belarus.
To date, Aeroflot is the largest operator of Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. Starting from the Entry into Service with Aeroflot, the SSJ100 aircraft has performed more than 16,000 commercial flights with a total of more than 24,000 flight hours.
As of December 2013 twenty-two SSJ100 were delivered to Russian and foreign customers.