‘Made in Russia' passenger jet finds a single buyer, Aeroflot
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February 19, 2020 - by Gleb Stolyarov for reuters.com
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's main home-grown passenger jet, the Sukhoi Superjet 100, conceived as a rival to Airbus, Bombardier and Embraer, has no confirmed orders this year beyond a long-standing deal with state carrier Aeroflot ALTR.MM, two sources told Reuters.
The aircraft, which entered service in 2011 and was the first passenger jet built in Russia since the fall of the Soviet Union, has had a troubled history despite the state pouring billions of dollars into its development.
Last year, a Superjet crash-landed in Moscow, killing 41 people...
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