New AN−158 is getting ready to fly to Cuba

The next AN−158 serial regional jet passenger (with registration No.СU−T1715 ) in 97 seats layout has already been built. Now the aircraft passes the flight production tests program. Till the end of this month it is planned to be delivered to the operator – Cubana de Aviacion. This aircraft will become the fifth AN−158 in the fleet of the Cuban airline. For July 1, its predecessors total flight time equals to more than 3800 hours, they performed more than 2200 commercial flights on regional routes of Caribbean countries. Flights to Canada, Columbia and Mexico are planned to be open.

Till the end of the year ANTONOV is going to transfer one more AN−158 and AN−148 to Cuba.


Source / Author: Antonov

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