In early May, the Mexican company Interjet celebrated reaching 100,000 engine cycles with the Superjet 100 powered by two PowerJet SaM146 engines.
Venice, Italy, May 25, 2016 – PowerJet, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company, SuperJet International and CityJet celebrated the delivery of the first Sukhoi SuperJet 100 (SSJ100) to CityJet in the presence of Mr Denis Menturov, the Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, Mr Yury Slyusar, President of UAC, Olivier Andriès, Safran Aircraft Engines CEO and Marc Sorel, PowerJet Chairman and CEO.
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%.
On November 26 and 27, PowerJet organized the first All Ops Conference for the SaM146 propulsion system in Moscow. This new annual event quickly established itself as a "can't miss" meeting for our customers.
PowerJet's support teams worked with partners SCAC (Sukhoi Civil Aircraft) and SuperJet International to bring together all customers operating the SaM146-powered Superjet 100 regional jet. This annual conference reflects the company's focus on continuous improvement, based on feedback and two-way communications with our customers.
From November 8th to 12th, a Sukhoi Superjet 100 powered by SaM146 engines was exhibited at the Dubaï airshow. The aircraft on display, with production number 95065, was manufactured for Interjet. The Mexican airline now operates 16 SSJ100 aircraft and has performed more than 37,000 flights to different cities of Latin America and USA.