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Zivile Zalagenaite
Rostec considers rebranding Superjet 100 again

Superjet 100 makers might finally be coming to terms with the questionable reputation of the airliner: previously plagued with maintenance problems, the aircraft made headlines earlier in 2019 after a crash in Moscow that claimed 41 lives. Rostec is considering a name change for the SSJ100.  ...


AeroTime Team
Russian company sues Boeing to cancel MAX order

Less than a month ago, Boeing CEO thanked customers for their understanding during the MAX grounding crisis, stating that there were “no order cancellations”. Now, the situation is changing as Russian company is reportedly seeking to not only cancel MAX order, but also to get a lengthy compensation. ...


Clement Charpentreau
Despite US sanctions, Russia fulfills Su-35S order from China

Russia completed the delivery of twenty-four Su-35S fighter jets to China. The contract was estimated to be around $ 2.5 billion. This procurement had led the United States to impose sanctions on China in September 2018....


Ina Hladyshava
MC-21 service entry threatened by US sanctions

The Russian narrow-body airliner Irkut MC-21, boldly advertised by the manufacturer to have a greater economic efficiency than Airbus and Boeing commercial jets, has another barrier on its way to mass production, expected in 2020....


Clement Charpentreau
MC-21 to get financial boost as Rostec takes over UAC

Russian public company United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), the consortium created in 2006 that regroups plane manufacturers such as Sukhoi, Tupolev, Irkut and Ilyushin, will be taken over by another state-owned conglomerate, Rostec. The move is to provide monetary boost for the country’s locally-made airliner MC-21....


MC-21 future engine PD-14 obtains Russian certification
Zivile Zalagenaite
MC-21 future engine PD-14 obtains Russian certification

A Russian made PD-14 engine, developed for the country’s MC-21 airliner, has received Rosaviatsya certification, allowing it to enter production....


Zivile Zalagenaite
Aeroflot orders 50 MC-21 aircraft

Aeroflot, the Russian flag carrier, announced an order for 50 Russian-built medium-range MC-21, thus becoming the largest customer of the aircraft....


Halyna Dashkevich
Rostec plans to sell its shares in Aeroflot and Technodinamika

Russia’s state corporation Rostec is planning to sell its shares in Aeroflot and Technodinamika. ...