The Seventh Sukhoi Superjet 100 joins Gazpromavia Fleet
Moscow, November 28, 2014 (STAT):-The seventh Sukhoi Superjet 100 in its long range version was delivered to the Russian airline Gazpromavia on November 26th.
Gazpromavia is the launch customer of the SSJ100 long range version. The aircraft features full-economy class for 90 passenger seats. In total, Gazpromavia ordered ten SSJ100 in its long range version.
In March this year the SSJ100 long range version operated by Gazpromavia performed its first commercial flight from Moscow to Sovetskiy City in the North of Russia. Today Gazpromavia operates Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft both on domestic and international routes.
The SSJ100 is a 100 seat regional jet designed, developed and built by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), in partnership with Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica Company. On May 19th 2008 SSJ100 successfully accomplished its first flight. The Sukhoi Superjet 100 cruises at a Maximum Operating Speed of Mach 0.81 and 40,000 feet. It takes off from a 1,731 meters runway in the basic range and 2,052 meters in the long range. The operating range for the basic version is 3,048 km and 4,578 km for the long range version. All models of the Sukhoi Superjet family are equipped with the same engine, two SaM 146 turbofans produced by PowerJet, a joint venture between Snecma and Saturn.Today the SSJ100 is certified by multiple National Aviation Authorities: European EASA, Russian IAC AR and Mexican, Laos and Indonesian Civil Aviation Authorities. In 2011 the first production SSJ100 entered into service.