Russian aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi has announced that Aeroflot has taken over the first five SSJ100 aircraft from a 100 aircraft strong order.
Aeroflot will become the largest customer for the latest Russian-built medium-range aircraft, the MC-21. The contract for 50 of the passenger aircraft was signed between Aeroflot and Rostec.
Aeroflot and United Aircraft Cooperation have signed a firm order for 20 Sukhoi Superjet aircraft. The signing ceremony took place on the opening day of the MAKS-2017 International Air Show in the presence of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.