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First Russian airline with Sharklet equipped A320

Courtesy Airbus Aeroflot, Russian national carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft equipped with sharklets, becoming the first in Russia to benefit from these new fuel saving wing tip devices. Aeroflot’s A320, powered by CFM56 engines, features a comfortable two class cabin, seating 158 passengers with 8 in business class and 150 in…

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First Next-Generation 737-800 to Russia’s Rostec

SEATTLE / Boeing [NYSE: BA] today delivered the first Next-Generation 737-800 to Aviation Capital Services LLC, a subsidiary of the State Corporation Russian Technologies (Rostec). Aviation Capital Services has leased the airplane to Russia’s flag carrier, Aeroflot. This delivery is the first of 50 Next-Generation 737s Aviation Capital Services has on order, including 737-800s and…

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Aeroflot takes delivery of its 100th Airbus aircraft, an A330

Aeroflot, the Russian national carrier, has taken delivery of another A330-300, which will become the 100th Airbus aircraft to enter service with the airline. Powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines, Aeroflot’s A330-300 features a spacious and comfortable two-class cabin layout seating 296 passengers (28 in business and 268 in economy class). Aeroflot plans to deploy…

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Boeing, Aeroflot Announce Order for Eight 777s

Courtesy Boeing MOSCOW, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Aeroflot Russian Airlines today announced an order for six Boeing 777-300ERs (extended range) and two Boeing 777-200ERs. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing’s Orders and Deliveries website. “These Boeing 777 airplanes will strengthen our network strategy, particularly the…

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Aeroflot signs for 11 Airbus A330-300 aircraft

Photo Provided Courtesy of Airbus The Russian flag carrier, Aeroflot, signed a firm contract with Airbus for the purchase of 11 A330-300 aircraft. The newly ordered A330-300s will feature a spacious two class cabin layout seating around 300 passengers. The airline is planning to operate the aircraft on its extended network of long-haul destinations.  “We…

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