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SSJ certified for short runways plus noise reduction

In a press release out today, Superjet International announced: "Since the beginning of July 2017 Sukhoi Superjet 100 has successfully performed flights to one of the oldest airports of Northern Europe – Bromma (Sweden). It has relatively short runway of 1660 m and it...

Falko, SAS, Cityjet and Bombardier

This week saw two announcements that seem confusing.  First came Bombardier's news about the Cityjet CRJ900 order being firmed up. The came Falko's announcement about its CRJ900 deal with SAS. The first announcement was that Bombardier firmed its purchase agreement,...

When you don’t have a towbar…

In August CityJet flew an SSJ into Bodø Airport, Norway.  Which would be normal, you'd think. Except Bodø had no towbar for the SSJ.  So, with a schedule to keep, and a ground crew not willing to let the schedule slip, they did what needed to be done!

CityJet gets SSJ tweak approved by EASA

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft announced that, at the request of CityJet, the SSJ can now operate from runways that are only 30m wide.  This new EASA allowance enables the airline to deploy the aircraft in a number of important airports, most crucially, London City. SuperJet...