Sukhoi is pressing ahead with modifications to improve its Superjet SSJ100 and may certificate some or all the modifications earlier than the late-2018 timeframe to which it has committed. The drive for an earlier date has been spurred by Ireland-based CityJet, which has a major hub at London City Airport and has ordered the Russian jet. The combination of London City’s short runway and the presence of several high buildings in the nearby Docklands financial area mean that aircraft ...

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