Sukhoi Civil Aircraft technical teams have been in Mexico since late December conducting repair work on 11 Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft grounded by Mexican airline Interjet, the only SSJ100 operator in the Americas. A Sukhoi Civil Aircraft spokesperson told ATW the aircraft were grounded because of “technical problems with a stabilizer node.” The grounding affected half of Interjet’s fleet of 22 SSJ100s; the airline has eight more SSJ100s on order. The repair work is ...

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