Third Sukhoi Superjet 100 joined Red Wings fleet


REDWINGS_SSJ100 copyright Alexey Petrov

On April 2, 2015 the third Sukhoi Superjet 100 joined Red Wings Airlines fleet. The aircraft SSJ100 with tail number RA-89001 flew from the Delivery Centre of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company to Moscow Domodedovo Airport.

Currently, the airline is successfully operating two SSJ100 aircraft on the flights from Moscow to the Russian cities Makhachkala, Grozny, Ufa, Nalchik and Ulianovsk City.

Red Wings plans to expand the route network for SSJ100 to Gelendzhik, Saratov and other Russian cities, as well as to develop inter-regional flights.

Since entry into service in early February this year, two SSJ100 in Red Wings fleet operated more than 500 hours, while the aircraft has already transported more than 17 000 passengers.

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 totalled more than 1 million passengers.



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