EASA has certified the Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100 to operate into airports with runways as narrow as 30 m (98 ft.) wide. The approval was triggered by a request from Irish regional airline CityJet, which became the European launch operator for the SSJ100 in June 2016. Sukhoi Civil Aircraft president Ilya Tarasenko said the certification forms part of a strategy to expand the operating capabilities of the twinjet. As part of this push, Sukhoi is also working to secure steep-approach ...

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