Dublin-based CityJet has signed a preliminary agreement to lease 15 Sukhoi Superjet (SSJs), with options on a further 10 aircraft. CityJet chairman Patrick Byrne recently told ATW that an announcement on the Avro replacement was “very imminent.” The long-awaited tentative deal, which CityJet will use to replace its legacy fleet of 18 Avro RJ85s, was announced on the sidelines of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) general assembly in Berlin. “It was a difficult ...

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