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All Light SSJ100 of Aeroflot Replaced with the Full Version

06/30/2014 | By Superjet International

The tenth Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft in the extended configuration was transferred to Aeroflot on June 26, 2014. Thus, the manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) has completed the process of replacing the “Light” configuration aircraft with the “Full” version in the fleet of this airline.

SCAC will continue its deliveries as part of the signed contract for 30 aircraft of this type. It is expected that 8 more SSJ100 aircraft will be delivered to Aeroflot by the end of 2014.

SSJ100 with the tail number RA-89027, transferred to Aeroflot, is named in honor of the hero of the Soviet Union, Honored Pilot of the USSR, participant of World War II – Vasiliy Borisov.

Aeroflot is currently the largest operator of the SSJ100. Since the beginning of operations, ten aircraft of this type have performed more than 20.000 commercial flights with a total of more than 30.000 flight hours.

Aeroflot carries out flights with the SSJ100 to several dozen of directions: to cities in Russia, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Croatia, Romania, Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine and Belarus.

The SSJ100 is delivered to Aeroflot in the 87-seat arrangement: 12 business and 75 economy class.

Today the Light version aircraft, previously removed from Aeroflot fleet, are being successfully operated by other Russian airlines. They perform both regular and charter flights on routes to the cities in Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Montenegro, Turkey, Kazakhstan and also the Middle East.

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