1st Production Sukhoi Superjet 100 Delivered to Armavia
"The delivery of the first production aircraft is the key milestone of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 Project. The event opens a new stage of the Program - the beginning of commercial operation and full-scale serial production. No doubt that the new Russian aircraft will be a perfect operating tool in fleet of "Armavia" and our colleagues from Superjet International will give full support to Armenian national carrier and provide timely and high quality aftersales support" - stated President of United Aircraft Corporation and General Director of Sukhoi Holding, Mikhail Pogosyan.
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JSC "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" and carrier "Armavia" signed the agreement on September, 14, 2007.
"We are very grateful for such an aircraft. This is definitely a great milestone for the Russian aerospace industry, because this SSJ00 is in fact the first production aircraft of modern Russia, created in partnership with world-wide aerospace leaders. We congratulate everybody with such a significant achievement!" - said the owner of Armavia Mikhail Bagdasarov.
"Armavia" plans to perform flights to Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Sochi and Ukraine.
Source : Sukhoi