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VERONA, October 28 (Itar-Tass) —— The Russian-Italian Superjet International joint venture plans to sell a thousand Sukhoi Superjet-100 regional aircraft in the coming 20 years, company CEO Carlo Logli old the Russian-Italian cooperation forum in Verona on Thursday.
Superjet International, a joint venture between Italian Alenia Aeronautica aerospace company and Russian Sukhoi aircraft maker, is engaged in international marketing of the new aircraft where it is expected to compete with Embraer and Bombardier projects.
The first Superjet-100 was delivered to Armenia in April 2011. In June Russia’s Aeroflot began commercial flights from Moscow to St. Petersburg and Nizhni Novgorod.
Paolo Pininfarina, President of Pininfarina car design firm, told Tass his company joined effort with Alenia Aeronautica and presented in Verona the design of Superjet-100 for western markets.
“It is a very important and beautiful innovation project” which is to be completed in 2012, he said.
“We designed the complete interior of the aircraft and the market reaction was positive,” Pininfarina said adding it is the first experience of his firm in commercial aviation.
“We received dozens of orders and are looking forward when aircraft carrying Pininfarina inscription appear in the sky,” he added.
The next stage will be the adaptation of Superjet-100 to the requirements of various countries, he said.