Aeroflot has taken delivery of its Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ-100) in FULL specification. The plane has been named in honour of the noted Russian pilot Mikhail Efimov.
The new SSJ-100 has been transferred to Aeroflot under a lease agreement from Sberbank Leasing.
The SSJ-100 is a next-generation regional jet developed and produced by Sukhoi Company in collaboration with Alenia Aeronautica. The aircraft can accommodate 87 passengers in a spacious dual-class configuration (12 seats in business and 75 in economy), and has a range of 2,400 km. The SSJ-100 received certification from the Aviation Register of the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC AR) in January 2011.
SSJ-100 jets are an important part of Aeroflot’s fleet, which is among Europe’s most modern and technologically advanced. The total order for SSJ-100 stands at 30 aircraft.