Interjet SSJ 100 Launch Key To Superjet Success In West

By Aaron Karp
Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology
September 02, 2013
Credit: Superjet

If there is one project the Russian aerospace industry needs to succeed in the international market, it is the Superjet 100, which is about to enter service with Mexican low-cost carrier Interjet.

“We cannot fail, which is why we're putting so much into the Interjet launch,” says Superjet International CEO Nazario Cauceglia. A team of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. (SCAC) engineers has been in Toluca, the capital of Mexico State, for more than a month, training Interjet maintenance personnel, and SCAC is establishing what it describes as an extensive SSJ 100 spare-parts inventory in both Toluca and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to support the Mexican carrier's services.

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