Moscow, 7 January, 2017 – Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) has completed repair work on six SukhoiSuperjet 100 (SSJ100) for Interjet airline.
Technical teams from SCA were sent to Mexico as part of SCA’s after-sales support service for Interjet’s Sukhoi Superject 100. Thanks to the work done by SCA and Interjet specialists, all six aircraft resumed operations in the first week of January.
Twenty-two SCA technical specialists were sent to Mexico for the warranty maintenance work. The team was made up of specialists with extensive experience in aircraft production and maintenance.
The troubleshooting procedure was agreed to with the Russian aviation authorities (Federal Air Transport Agency) and carried out under the control of the Mexican aviation authorities (DGAC).
Interjet is one of the world’s largest operators of SSJ100 aircrafts and has been flying the model since 2013. Interjet’s SSJ100 technical dispatch reliability is one of the highest among the operators. The сompany’s fleet of the SSJ100s has accumulated more than 90,000 flight hours, and Interjet has operated more than 75,000 flights.
SCA strives to provide maintenance support as quickly as possible and is working on improving SSJ100’s reliability.
The SSJ100 was created and tested to international and Russian airworthiness standards, which are confirmed by the IACAR (Interstate Aviation Committee Aviation Register) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency).