Sukhoi delivers first SSJ100 to Red Wings

Red Wings Sukhoi SuperJet 100
Red Wings Sukhoi SuperJet 100 (© SuperJet Intl.)

On January 19th, 2014 the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft joined the fleet of the Russian airline – Red Wings. The airliner with a tail number RA-89021 was ferried from the Delivery Center of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company to Domodedovo International Airport – home base of the airline.

In just a couple of days the SSJ100 delivered to Red Wings will be put into operations to start flights from Moscow to Makhachkala and Grozny in the South of Russia.

Red Wings is planning to use SSJ100 to perform flights to other cities of Russia. SSJ100 in a flashy airline corporate style livery may be seen in Ufa, Sochi, Mineralnye Vody and some other cities.

In accordance with Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft Lease Agreement signed in October 2014 between Russian airline Red Wings and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company, the leasing period of three SSJ100 shall be three years with possible extension. SSJ100 is being delivered to Red Wings in 93-seat two-class cabin configuration.

Red Wings Airlines is a Russian airline based in Moscow, it was founded in 1999. The Airline performs regular and charter domestic and international flights. Passenger traffic volume of Red Wings in 2014 totaled more than 1 million passengers.