Russia has delivered its third business version of the SSJ100 Superjet commercial aircraft to Bangkok to join the Thai Air Force fleet.
The service flight Zhukovsky - Bangkok was performed with technical landing in Islamabad (Pakistan), the company said in a statement Tuesday.
The SSJ100 aircraft have been operated by the carrier since July 2016. The SSJ100 business-version delivery is being carried out as the result of the contest Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) won in 2014. The aircraft are being used for government and highest command transportation both within the country and abroad.
The aircraft delivered to the Royal Thai Airforce became the first business-version SSJ100 acquired by the foreign customer. Other operators of the version are: RusJet, special purpose flight detachment 'Rossiya' of the the Facilities and Property Management Office under President of Russian Federation, EMERCOM flight detachment, Kazakhmys Corporation and others. So currently there are 10 SSJ100 business version already under operation all over the world.
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Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company, Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft manufacturer, has denied the signature of a contract for SSJ100 delivery to Iran, following numerous reports to this effect in the international media, a company press release said. Earlier on Tuesday, the Iranian agency FARS reported that within the MAKS-2017 airshow in Zhukovsky a contract was signed to supply several SSJ100 to Iran
Russia will implement a deal on delivery of three Sukhoi Superjet planes to Thailand. "Two planes have already been delivered to the leadership of Thailand's Armed Forces through Rosoboronexport," said Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Department of Russia's Rostec State Corporation Victor Kladov
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