The Sukhoi Superjet 100 airliner has recently joined the fleet of the Russian airline Red Wings. The aircraft leased from SCAC and carrying the registration RA-89021 was ferried directly to Domodedovo International Airport – home base of the airline – from the SCAC Delivery Center in Easter Asia. Red Wings Airlines is a Russian carrier based in Moscow, it was founded in 1999. The airline performs regular and charter domestic and international flights. Passenger traffic volume of Red Wings in 2014 totaled more than 1 million passengers.
In just a couple of days the new airliner will be put into operations to start flights from Moscow to Makhachkala (Dagestan) and Grozny (Chechenia) in the southern part of Russia. Red Wings is planning to use its first SSJ100 to perform flights later to other cities of Russia as well. Its SSJ100 sporting its new corporate style livery will also be seen in Ufa (Bashkiria), Sochi (on the Russian Black Sea Riviera), and the spa town of Mineralnyye Vody (near Stavropol) and certainly other cities on demand.
In accordance with the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft lease agreement signed in October 2014 between Red Wings and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company, the leasing period of a total of three SSJ100 shall cover a three year term with possible extension. The SSJ100 RA-89021 is being delivered to Red Wings in 93-seat two-class cabin configuration.