Aeroflot takes delivery of additional Boeing 777-300ERs and Sukhoi Superjet 100s.


New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Tue, Feb 4, 2014 - Aeroflot has taken delivery of a new Boeing 777-300ER, the fifth of an order for sixteen of the aircraft, and its fifth full-specification Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ-100). The 777-300ER has been named in honour of Russian author Alexander Kuprin, and the SSJ-100 in honour of Pavel Mikhaylov, one of the great figures in the history of Russian aviation. Both aircraft were delivered to Aeroflot directly from the manufacturers. The SSJ-100 (registration number RA-89023) has been transferred to Aeroflot under a financial lease from VEB Leasing. The aircraft can accommodate 87 passengers in a spacious two-class configuration (12 seats in business and 75 in economy), and has a range of 2,400 km. The 777-300ER is configured in a three-class arrangement, with business-, economy- and comfort-class salons. Aeroflotas comfort class has been designed with a focus on price and quality, and includes a number of attractive features such as increased leg room, an upgraded on-board menu, additional baggage room and more Aeroflot Bonus reward miles. On Aeroflotas winter timetable the new 777-300ER will fly on routes to Sochi, Khabarovsk...

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