United Aircraft Corporation presents its aircraft with Pininfarina interiors at Dubai Airshow in the United Arab Emirates.
From 8 to 12 of November, 2015 the demonstration of Sukhoi Superjet 100 will take place as a part of Dubai Airshow program. Aircraft with production number 95065 displayed at the Airshow was manufactured for Interjet, a Mexican airline. Interjet now operates 16 SSJ100 aircraft and performed more than 37,000 flights to different cities of Latin America and USA. A firm fixed contract for delivery of 30 SSJ100 aircraft in total was concluded with Interjet.
Demonstration of the aircraft will allow the experts and potential operators in the region to see value in the unique cockpit ergonomics, spacious aircraft compartment and other competitive advantages, as well as receive information about aircraft reliability, its strong economic performance based upon the experience of aircraft operation by Russian and foreign airline companies.
One of the hallmarks of air carriers in this region is a high standard of comfort. SSJ100 aircraft with interior developed by a renowned Italian design-center Pininfarina is characterized by an optimum compromise of commercial performance and maximum comfort level.
The Middle East is one of the most important regions for Sukhoi Superjet 100 promotion. According to the market review delivered this year by UAC for the first time, rate of passenger carriage growth will amount to more than 6 % during 2015-2034 in average. By the beginning of 2030 air companies’ passenger turnover will reach 12 % of global values and will amount to 1,845 bln passenger-kilometers. Forecasted sales of aircraft with capacity from 60 up to 200 seats at the market of the Middle East during the aforementioned period will exceed 700 aircraft.
Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) forges corporate and business processes to form the Commercial Aviation Division. In accordance with the decision of the UAC’ Board of Directors, JSC «Sukhoi Civil Aircraft» and LLC «UAC – Integration center» will join the PJSC «Irkut Corporation» as branches.