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Third Sukhoi Superjet 100 delivered to Interjet

(PresseBox) (Moscow, ) On November 6, 2013 the third Sukhoi Superjet 100 for the Mexican airline Interjet landed in Toluca (Mexico) to join the other two SSJ100 already in service with the airline. The aircraft was rolled out from SuperJet International’s hangar in Venice (Italy) upon completion of customization and technical acceptance procedure on November 5, 2013. On the same day, the SSJ100, registered XA-JLV, took off from Venice Marco Polo airport for the ferry flight to Toluca (Mexico).

The airplane MSN 95028, flown by Interjet crew, during its ferry flight made technical stops in Keflyavik (Iceland) and Bangor (Maine, USA) and then flew directly to Toluca (Mexico), thus confirming its outstanding performance on longer range routes.

“I am really proud because another new step has been done – states Nazario Cauceglia, Chief Executive Officer of SuperJet International - Another SSJ100 is now flying in the Americas and it is determined to become a competitive player in the regional segment. With more than two years in operations, the SSJ100 is proving to merge into a single product the comfort of a narrow-body with the reduced costs and flexibility of a regional jet”.

The first two SSJ100 currently in service with Interjet are confirming an outstanding performance with over 99% dispatch reliability and an average daily utilization of 9 flight hours.

The fourth aircraft to be delivered to Interjet (MSN 95036) is currently under completion at SuperJet International’s plant in Italy.

The SSJ100 is a state-of-the-art regional jet 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. 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.

Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100):

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. As of today 21 SSJ100 aircraft have been delivered to customer airlines.

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company:

The Company’s shareholders are Sukhoi Holding (a UAC Company) (75% – 1 share) and the Italian Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica Company, holding 25% + 1 share since April 7, 2009. Sukhoi Civil Aircraft was founded in 2000 to develop new regional aircraft projects and is in charge of the aircraft development and production. The company is also responsible for SSJ100 marketing, sales in Russia, the CIS, China, India, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Headquartered in Moscow, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft has several production branches seated in Russian cities of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Novosibirsk and Voronezh. Sukhoi Superjet 100 family is the main project of the Company.

SuperJet International:

SuperJet International, a joint venture between Alenia Aermacchi (51%) and Sukhoi Holding (49%), is in charge of marketing, sales, customization and delivery of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional jet in Europe, the Americas, Oceania, Africa and Japan. The Company is also responsible for the training and worldwide after-sales support, as well as the design and development of VIP and cargo variants.A SuperJet International branch is active in Moscow, together with a sales office in Washington, DC, USA.

Interjet:

INTERJET - Mexican airline established in 2005. There are 39 Airbus A320 and two Sukhoi Superjet 100 currently in the airline fleet. Interjet operates over 150 daily flights to 43 business and tourist destinations, including 9 international. Starting from 2009 EBITDAR and NET profit of Interjet has been comparable to the most profitable airlines in Latin America.