The first Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) with Interjet colours was rolled out today from the SuperJet International’s paint hangar in Venice (Italy).
The aircraft, Manufacture Serial Number 95023, is the first aircraft to be delivered to the Mexican carrier Interjet, which is the launch customer in the western market. In total Interjet ordered 20 SSJ100 aircraft in a 93 seats configuration.
The livery features white and blue stripes according to the customer’s paint scheme. Activities on the aircraft are undergoing to deliver the first Interjet SSJ100 by spring 2013.
The second SSJ100 for Interjet, MSN 95024, has also arrived in Venice to commence the completion activities.
In the meantime the new Full Flight Simulator (FFS) is being certified at the SJI Training Center in Venice to enable the Mexican carrier’s pilots to start training at the beginning of March.
The SSJ100 is a state-of-the-art 100-seat regional jet developed and built by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), in partnership with Alenia Aermacchi. The aircraft is a competitive product in terms of low fuel consumption, low operating costs and maximum comfort.
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 is currently the most important industrial program between the Russian Federation and Europe in the field of the civil aviation.