29 September 2016, Moscow. — Aeroflot has taken delivery of its four new aircraft. These include two Airbus A320s, an Airbus A321 and a Boeing B737-800 aircraft. All aircraft are delivered to Aeroflot directly from the manufacturers. The aircraft have been named in honour of outstanding Russian citizens who contributed a lot to artistic and cultural development. One A320 has been named after Aleksei German, a film director and a screenwriter, while the other – after Fyodor Dostoevsky, a world-known classical writer. A321 bears the name of Yuri Levitan, the primary Soviet radio announcer during and after Great Patriotic War. B737 has got the name of Leonid Utyosov, a famous singer and actor. The new A320s are equipped with CFM56 engines and can accommodate 158 passengers in a spacious two-class configuration (8 seats in business and 150 in economy). The A321 airliner is designed in a new enhanced two class composition with 16 seats in business and 167 in economy. A320s and A321 are fitted with state-of-the-art aerodynamic wing-tips known as Sharklets. Aeroflot operates А320 family aircraft across its European and domestic routes network. A320 family airplanes satisfy the highest reliability, safety and comfort standards and are considered among the best for mid-range flights. Aeroflot’s Boeing 737-800 has two-class composition with 20 seats in business class and 138 seats in economy class. The Business class salon is equipped with monitors for viewing media content. Boeing 737 is one of the world’s most popular single-aisle jet airliners providing high level of comfort on medium-haul routes.
Source: Aeroflot News