October 8, 2012
First Sukhoi Superjet 100 for Interjet arrives for completion in Venice
The first Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft for the first western customer, Interjet, landed in Venice (Italy) for the completion activities at the SuperJet International (SJI) facility. On October 5th the “green” aircraft (MSN 95023) took off from Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) assembly plant in Komsomolsk on-Amur (Russia), it flew through the airports of Novosibirsk and Zhukovsky (Moscow Region) and landed in Venice on October 6th. SuperJet International, joint venture between Alenia Aermacchi (51%) and Sukhoi Holding (49%), is responsible for the SSJ100 completion and delivery to the Western customers. The interiors’ installation, customization and painting activities on Interjet aircraft will be accomplished at the SJI completion centre, based in Tessera (Venice) Italy, SJI is also developing the “Supplemental Type Certificate” (EASA-STC) which allows to complete the aircraft interior installation. Interjet SSJ100 interiors will be marked by Pininfarina Italian Style.