Premiere in Dubai
United Aircraft Corporation presented 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 took 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 allowed 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.