Azimuth Airline received the ninth Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft
The new ninth airliner of the company arrived in its basic "Pashkovsky" airport (Krasnodar).
Same as all carrier’s planes, the aircraft came directly from the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft JSC’s manufacturing plant through the State Transport Leasing Company. Under the program for assigning the names of major Russian rivers to aircrafts, the liner was named KAMA in honor of the largest tributary of the Volga River. The Kama is a river in the European part of Russia; it occupies the 6th place in Europe by length; on its banks, there are such large cities as Perm and Nizhnekamsk, the airline makes regular flights to them. The Sukhoi Superjet 100 will be operated in the airline’s promising route network. According to the cooperation framework with the international sports promotion company M-1 Global, the aircraft is decorated with joint symbols.
M-1 Global is one of the leading MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) organizations in the world. For twenty years, the M-1 company has been holding large tournaments in mixed martial arts around the world. The head office is located in Russia, in the city of St. Petersburg. Having started with small tournaments in 1997, the M-1 League has grown into a global international organization with television coverage of more than one hundred countries. Among the MMA international stars who performed and are still performing with the M-1 logo, there are Fedor Emelianenko, Jeff Monson, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Andrei Arlovski, Alexander Shlemenko, Alistair Overeem, and many others. M-1’s president is Vadim Finkelstein.
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