Contents tagged with Sukhoi Superjet 100

  • Russian airline refuses to buy new Superjet aircraft after the fatal crash in Moscow

    Yamal Airlines, which already owns 15 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, decided not to purchase another 10 aircraft identical to the plane that carried 41 people in Moscow on May 5, reports Radіo Liberty.

    Russian news agencies quote Yamal Airlines General Director, Vasiliy Kryuk, explaining that they made this decision because of economic reasons.

    At the same time, until the end of the investigation into the aircraft crash at Sheremetyevo Airport, Yamal is planning to continue operating the …

  • US Treasury blocks sale of Russian aircraft to Iran

    The US Treasury Department refused to issue an export certificate for the sale of Russian aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100 to Iranian airline companies. The US Treasury substantiated the ban by stating that more than 10% of the aircraft parts are manufactured in the US.

    Iran has entered into a preliminary agreement on the purchase of 40 SSJ aircraft for local Aseman Airlines and Iran Air Tours from Russia. Tehran stated that in the absence of US approval, the delivery of aircraft is out of the …