July 30, 2013
Sukhoi Superjet 100 expands to Japan
On July 30th 2013 Yakutia Airlines has operated the first flight from Niigata at Japan Honshu Island to Vladivostok in the Russian Far East by Sukhoi Superjet 100. Earlier in the day, the aircraft performed a ferry flight from Osaka to Niigata, where, following an old aviation tradition, the aircraft was welcomed with a water bridge courtesy of the Niigata Airport Fire Department. Yakutia Airlines will also operate flights with the Sukhoi Superjet 100 from Niigata to Khabarovsk — the capital of the Far East Federal District of Russia.