Russia's airworthiness authorities have approved certification of both Bombardier and Embraer regional jets between 70 and 120 seats.

The approvals cover the CRJ700/900/1000, as well as the Embraer 170/175/190/195.

Both the Bombardier and Embraer models compete for sales in Russia against the Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100.

Source: Air Transport Intelligence news