Aeroflot Russian Airlines (Moscow) and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) have signed an agreement for an additional 20 of the latest Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft.
The aircraft seat 87 passengers in a dual-class configuration (12 seats in business and 75 in economy) and with a flight range of 2,400 km.
The new aircraft will fly on short-haul domestic routes operated by Aeroflot Group subsidiaries.
The SSJ-100 received certification from the Aviation Register of the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC AR) in January 2011.
The new agreement is in addition to an existing contract for 30 SSJ-100s, and will bring Aeroflot Group’s fleet of SSJ-100s to a total of 50 aircraft by 2017.
Copyright Photo: OSDU/AirlinersGallery.com. Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B RA-89008 (msn 95016) prepares to land back at the Sheremetyevo Airport base in Moscow.
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