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    Aeroflot Airlines Seeking to Receive Another 20 SSJ100s, 50 MC-21 Aircraft - CEO

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    According to the company's CEO, Aeroflot airlines is working on the contracts for the supply of 20 additional Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) and 50 MC-21 aircraft.

    NOVO-OGARYOVO (Moscow Region) (Sputnik) Russian Aeroflot airlines is working on the contracts for the supply of 20 additional Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) and 50 MC-21 aircraft, the company's CEO Vitaliy Saveliev said Thursday.

    "We are currently working on the contract regarding 20 additional Sukhoi Superjet and on 50 MC-21," Saveliev told Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting.

    He added that the company was expecting the SSJ100s to be delivered in 2017-2018 and also to become the first commercial user of the MC-21s.

    The SSJ100 is a regional 100-seat airliner designed and produced by the Moscow-based Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC).

    The MC-21 is a short- to mid-range Russian jet airliner manufactured by Irkut aircraft corporation which is capable of taking between 150 and 211 passengers on board. The first flight of the MC-21 airliner is scheduled for the second half of 2017.

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    MC-21, Sukhoi SuperJet-100 (SSJ-100), Aeroflot, Russia
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