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Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 Catches Fire at Moscow Shermetyevo Airport

An Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 reportedly caught fire after making an emergency landing in Moscow on Sunday. The aircraft, registered as RA-89098, began turning to head back to the airport approximately 30 minutes after taking off from Moscow Sheremetyevo at 5:40 p.m. local time. The pilots immediately requested an emergency landing and successfully brought the one-year-old Sukhoi Superjet 100 back to Moscow, after a failed first attempt. Upon landing, flames were seen off the back of the aircraft. https://twitter.com/airlinegeeks/status/1125072413547466753?s=21&fbclid=IwAR38gAXhhUKNFd7mMQ7z4Ip71iNAiyRlEB52jM3tDQF9jDJ12QuTkDZoJDY According…

Thailand’s Kom Airlines Signs Intent to Acquire Six Sukhoi Superjets

Thai start-up carrier, Kom Airlines, signed a letter of intent Thursday to acquire six Superjet 100 jets (SSJ100s) from Russian aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company as part of a Russia-Thailand economy panel. According to the agreement, Sukhoi will deliver the aircraft during the 2019-2020 period once the agreement is turned…

Interjet Looking to Sell Its SSJ100s

Following what could be denoted as a long and rough relationship lasting about seven years, Mexican hybrid carrier Interjet decided that it’s time to get rid of its Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 fleet, after major recurrent headaches with the model. The airline has had several issues with these Russian airliners…

Interjet Receives Compensation for Faulty Sukhoi Aircraft

Mexican carrier Interjet placed its first order for 28 Russian Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100s in 2011 claiming to have made an unbeatably good deal, as they were offered for significantly cheaper than what was proposed by competitors such as Embraer and Bombardier. Looking back six years later, the airline has…