Indonesian company Sky Aviation received its first Sukhoi SuperJet 100

Indonesian company Sky Aviation received its first Sukhoi SuperJet 100 (SSJ-100) on Wednesday, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) said in a press release.

"The aircraft, Manufacture Serial Number 95022, is the first of 12 SSJ100 aircraft ordered by the Indonesian carrier," it said.

"Built by Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company in its Komsomolsk-on-Amur assembly line, the aircraft completed its interiors' installation and painting in Ulyanovsk site and finally flew to Jakarta Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport," the press release said.

"South-East Asia is one of the most attractive markets for us. We are proud to have a customer like Sky Aviation, which is one of the largest operators in Indonesia in terms of route-network extension to be operated with the SSJ100. Our state-of-the-art aircraft will offer new opportunities for Sky Aviation, also granting to its passengers the maximum comfort and an enjoyable way of travel," Andrey Kalinovsky, who was recently appointed president of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company, is quoted as saying in the press release.

Sky Aviation, based at the Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport, was established in 2010 and operates scheduled and charter flights in Indonesia.

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft and Sky Aviation signed a $380-million contract for 12 SSJ-100s from 2012-2015 in 2011.

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