January 21, 2015
Russian airline Red Wings takes delivery of Sukhoi Superjet 100
A Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft joined the fleet of Russian airline — Red Wings. The aircraft with tail number RA-89021 was ferried from the Delivery Center of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company to Domodedovo International Airport — home base of the airline. In just a couple of days the SSJ100 delivered to Red Wings will be put into operations to start flights from Moscow to Makhachkala and Grozny in the South of Russia. Red Wings is planning to use the SSJ100 to perform flights to other cities of Russia. In accordance with the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft lease agreement signed in October 2014 between Russian airline Red Wings and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company, the leasing period for three SSJ100 will be for three years with possible extensions. The aircraft is being delivered to Red Wings in 93-seat two-class cabin configuration.