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For aircraft Sukhoi SuperJet 100 (SSJ-100) is not excluded rebranding after a series of problems, including the disaster at Sheremetyevo. On Sunday, September 15, citing the head of state Corporation rostec Sergey Chemezov says owned by Grigory Berezkin the RBC.
“As for rebranding — can be, indeed should be done. The more you can make our Russian name,” — said Chemezov. According to him, it is necessary to move away from heavy reliance on foreign components in the aircraft, and to return the status of air power for civil aviation need to increase production.
Chemezov also said that SSJ-100 “children’s diseases, they are practiced and over time will”, and to work with confidence in demand.
3 September it was reported that the Ministry of industry and trade of Russia has decided to refuse to issue a shortened version of the Russian civil airplane Sukhoi Superjet 75 places because of lack of demand.
In early may, a Sukhoi Superjet 100 crashed in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. Killing 41 people. As reported by the co-owner of S7 airlines Vladislav Filev, the disaster showed that the composite area of the floor can not withstand the flame 240 degrees Celsius, although it should meet the international standards.
In August it was reported that the Mexican company Interjet, which is the last foreign operator of the SSJ100, is looking for buyers for its ships. But then it is denied to “Civil planes Dry”. The company said that the carrier is considering the question is not about the rejection of the SSJ100 and the “partial redistribution of the fleet of the airline”. Reasons, in particular, have become an unfortunate situation in the aviation industry of Mexico in General and financial problems of the company.
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