February 08, 2017 19:29

The Yakutia airline fleet filled up with the fifth SSJ100 aircraft

The Yakutia airline received the fifth Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft on February 7, 2017, eve of the Civil aviation day.

The new aircraft with tail number RA-89037 has arrived to the Yakutsk airport at 18:30 local time.

The received aircraft is brand new, with increased flight range. It is purchased by the domestic aircraft manufacturer state support program.

The aircraft is leased on the fixed ruble rate within the contract with PJSC State Transport Leasing Company.

The aircraft has advanced "Long Range" modification with the increased flight range from 4000 to 4500 km. Configuration of the cabin is increased to 103 seats - full economy class.

From next week the aircraft is scheduled to operate on regular flights across the Far East. Besides, flights to China, Korea and Japan are not excluded.

Currently the Yakutia airline has prepared technical base and personnel for servicing these domestic aircrafts.

Last year in October, similar aircraft with increased flight range has joined the fleet of Yakutia airline.