Third Superjet 100 for Mexican Interjet

Take-off of the company test bed Superjet 100 on May 22, 2008 (Image © Sukhoi)
Take-off of the company test bed Superjet 100 on May 22, 2008 (Image © Sukhoi)

The third Sukhoi Superjet 100 for the Mexican airline Interjet landed in Toluca in Mexico on November 5th, 2013. It joins two SSJ100 already in service with the airline.

The aircraft was rolled out from SuperJet International’s hangar in Venice (Italy) upon completion of customization and technical acceptance procedure on November 5, 2013. On the same day, the SSJ100, registered XA-JLV, took off from Venice Marco Polo airport for the ferry flight to Toluca (Mexico).

The airplane MSN 95028, flown by an Interjet crew, made stops in Keflyavik (Iceland) and Bangor (Maine, USA) before continuing to its end destination. The tow SSJ100s flying with Interjet for some time make an average of 9 flight hours every day. The fourth aircraft to be delivered to Interjet (MSN 95036) is currently under completion at SuperJet International’s plant in Italy.

The SSJ100 is a regional jet developed and built by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company in partnership with Alenia Aermacchi from Italy. It incorporates the modern Western technology and systems into a robust Russian airframe. It has a standard seating arrangement for a hundred passengers.

Interjet ordered 20 SSJ100s plus holds 10 options in the 93-seats configuration. The interior has been designed by famous Italian design bureau Pininfarina.

Source: Sukhoi

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