On June 26th 2014 the tenth Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft in “Full” configuration was delivered to Aeroflot. Thus, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) has completed the process of replacing the aircraft in “Light” configuration aircraft with “Full” version in the carrier’s fleet, press-service of SCAC reports.
“SCAC will continue deliveries of SSJ 100 aircraft under a signed contract for delivery of 30 jets of the type. It is expected that 8 more SSJ100 aircraft will be delivered to Aeroflot in 2014. SSJ100 aircraft (tail number RA-89027) delivered to Aeroflot, was named after the hero of the Soviet Union, Honored Pilot of USSR, participant of World War II – Vasiliy Alexandrovich Borisov”, - SCAC noted.
At present Aeroflot is the largest operator of SSJ100 jets. Since the first Aeroflot’s SSJ100 entered service, ten aircraft of the type have performed more than 20.000 flights and accumulated over 30.000 flight hours.
At present Aeroflot operates SSJ100 jets on several dozen of routes in Russia, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Croatia, Romania, Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine and Belarus. The SSJ100 aircraft delivered to Aeroflot feature a two-class cabin layout seating 87 passengers (12 seats in business and 75 ones in economy class).
“At present SSJ 100 jets in “Light” configuration removed from the Aeroflot’s fleet are being successfully operated by other Russian airlines. They perform both regular and charter flights on routes to the cities of Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Montenegro, Turkey, Kazakhstan and also to the Middle East”, - SCAC added.