Yakutia Airlines (Yakutsk) as signed a contract for the purchase of three additional Sukhoi Superjet 100s. Sukhoi issued this statement:
On June 15, 2015 at the International Paris Air Show 2015 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company and Yakutia Airlines signed a contract for the delivery of three additional Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft starting from 2017.
The contract envisages delivery of the SSJ100 Long Range version with 93 seats: 8 seats for business class and 85 for economy.
The Execution of this contract follows to the successful cooperation of SCAC and Yakutia, which has been operating two SSJ100s through domestic and international routes since early 2013.
Since the beginning of operations in Yakutia Airlines, the two Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft have reached more than 8.000 flight hours. Now the SSJ100s operated by Yakutia, might be seen in the airports of more than 15 cities worldwide, and this number is continuously increasing. The airline uses this aircraft to perform flights to the Far East, Siberia, Ural, South of Russia and also to China, Japan and South Korea.
Copyright Photo: Rob Finlayson/AirlinersGallery.com. Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B RA-89012 (msn 95020) prepares to land in Seoul (Incheon).