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Aeroflot receives Airbus A321 – 5th aircraft delivered by AviaAM Financial Leasing China

AviaAM Leasing, a Warsaw Stock Exchange listed aircraft leasing company, announced that its joint venture with the Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) – AviaAM Financial Leasing China – has delivered Airbus A321 aircraft to the largest Russian carrier Aeroflot – Russian Airlines. The recent aircraft delivery is the 5th out of planned 8 under the...

AviaAM Financial Leasing China has announced the delivery of 4th Airbus A320 family aircraft to Aeroflot

AviaAM Leasing, a Warsaw Stock Exchange listed aircraft leasing company, announced that its joint venture with the Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) – AviaAM Financial Leasing China – has acquired 4th Airbus A320 family aircraft which was delivered to Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France. On the 23rd of June, the 20 business and 120 economy seats config...

Firm contract for delivery of 50 MC-21 airliners to Aeroflot to be signed this year

The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) plans to sign a firm contract with Russia’s flagship airline Aeroflot this year for the delivery of 50 MC-21 medium-haul airliners, UAC President Yuri Slyusar said on Thursday. "I can’t tell you exactly so far about a firm contract for the MC-21 [signing at the MAKS airshow outside Moscow]. But we’ll surely sign a contract with our pa...

Dozens injured, some with broken bones, as Moscow-Bangkok plane hits turbulence

Turbulence “out of nowhere,” as passengers put it, injured up to 27 people – mostly Russians – on a Boeing 777 plane en route from Moscow to Bangkok, just 40 minutes before the aircraft landed. “All of the injured have been taken to a local hospital. They mostly have bruises and fractures,” the Russian Embassy in Thailand reported, putting the number of...

SkyTeam Liveried Boeing B737-800 Joins Aeroflot Fleet

Aeroflot took delivery of its brand new B737-800 aircraft made by Boeing. The aircraft features the livery of SkyTeam, second largest global airline alliance. Aeroflot is a full-fledged member of SkyTeam since 2006. The 20-member alliance operates on an extensive network embracing 1,062 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. Aeroflot’s Boeing 737-800 has two-class composition with 20...

Aeroflot Airbus A321 veers off runway

Nearly 200 passengers and crew aboard an Airbus A321 landed with a bad fright as their Aeroflot flight SU 1008, linking Moscow to Russia's westernmost city of Kaliningrad, veered off the runway in a snowstorm on  3rdJanuary. The A321 touched down on the runway at 10.55pm local time, but for reasons as yet unclear, it suddenly veered to the right and then skid off the runway. Its nose-g...

Aeroflot Flies Delegation of British Veterans to Russia for 75th Anniversary Celebration of Artic Convoys

A delegation of British veterans traveled aboard Aeroflot today to the Russian city of Arkhangelsk to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the first Arctic convoy. During World War II, British ships escorted merchant vessels to Arkhangelsk and Murmansk in order to deliver essential supplies to the Soviet Union. Today’s delegation consists of 20 veterans and accompanying family and friends,...

Aeroflot Expands Fleet with Four New Airbus A321s

Aeroflot has taken delivery of four new A321s equipped with aerodynamic wing-tips known as Sharklets. All A321 aircraft are named in honour of outstanding Russian people who contributed a lot to artistic, cultural and scientific development. VP-BAE bears the name of Sergei Bondarchuk, a Russian film director, screenwriter and actor. VP-BKI has been named Dmitry Ryabushinsky, a R...