PowerJet, which manufactures engines for the Sukhoi Superjet, is facing headwinds in its production ramp-up as it battles against Airbus and Boeing to secure supply chain slots. The SaM146-powered SSJ100 entered service just over a year ago and 11 aircraft have now been delivered. However, as more SSJs come off the production line, PowerJet is facing what it describes as a “huge challenge.” “We are facing difficulties with the supply chain. We need to fight every day ...

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