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SuperJet International opens North America office

19th February 2009 - 14:15 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


SuperJet International (SJI), the marketing, customisation and support company for the Sukhoi Superjet 100, has opened its North American sales and customer support office in Washington, DC.

The office will be run by John Buckley, vice-president, business development, who joined SJI from ATR North America, bringing with him significant experience in the regional transport aircraft market segment.

Also joining SuperJet International's North American office is Patrick Sullivan, as head of customer service Americas. His unit will provide an early product support presence in North America and assist Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company in its FAA certification activities.

"North America is an important market segment for an efficient and modern 100 seat jets as the Sukhoi SuperJet 100," said Alessandro Franzoni, CEO of SuperJet International. "The establishment of a permanent North American sales and customer support office is a clear indication of our belief in the significant market potential of the region for our aircraft."

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