Mexican airline Interjet is interested in buying Russian aircraft MS-21. About it RIA Novosti said the company’s President, Miguel alemán Velasco.
“We are very interested in the MS-21 because the components of which it is composed, make it easier, it consumes less fuel. The engines of his North American, but we hope that Russia will have and your motor easier,” said Velasco.
The first flight of MS-21, made 28 may 2017. This passenger plane is declared as the rival Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo. It will replace the Tu-154. In different versions able to carry from 150 to 210 passengers. The flight range is up to five thousand kilometers. On the plane until set American motors Pratt&Whitney PW1400G. In the future we plan to equip it with the Russian PD-14.
MS-21 is the world’s first machine of this class which uses the so-called black wing made of composite materials. At the turn of the 2018-2019 will begin deliveries of the new airliner of “Aeroflot”. According to forecasts of the Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov, in 20 years will be made about a thousand aircraft of this type. At the moment, the Irkut Corporation announced the availability of firm orders for 175 cars.