Sukhoi submits bid for Delta narrowbody fleet renewal


Sukhoi confirmed it has entered a bid with Delta Air Lines, offering the Superjet 100 as a candidate for the carrier's new narrowbody contract for up to 200 aircraft. Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer have reportedly submitted bids.

  • Sukhoi has submitted a bid to Delta Air Lines for the Superjet 100 aircraft.
  • Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, and Embraer have also submitted bids for Delta's new narrowbody contract.
  • Aircelle is preparing for increased production of engine nacelles for the Superjet 100.
  • The company has received its Russian type certificate and will begin deliveries in 1Q2011.
  • European airworthiness certification for the Superjet 100 is expected by the end of 2011.
  • Aerospace daily share prices experienced fluctuations on 21-Feb-2011.

Aircelle announced it is readying itself for a production ramp-up of the Superjet 100's engine nacelles. The company has received its Russian Intergovernmental Aviation Committee type certificate, with deliveries to begin in 1Q2011 for Armavia and Aeroflot. European airworthiness certification should be obtained by the end of 2011.

Selected Aerospace daily share price movements (% change): 21-Feb-2011

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