On January 20, 2016, the twenty-fifth Superjet 100 powered by PowerJet SaM146 engines joined the Aeroflot fleet. The aircraft operated a ferry flight from the Delivery Center of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company to its base site in Sheremetyevo International Airport.
The Russian airline operates the Superjet 100 aircraft to numerous destinations in Russia and Europe.
Aeroflot is the SaM146 fleet leader in terms of flight hours. Since 2011, this engine has demonstrated an exceptional dispatch reliability rate of 99.9%.