UTair Aviation is to purchase 40 Next-Generation
Boeing 737 airplanes, comprised of seven 737-900ERs and 33
UTair is one of the largest Boeing operators in Russia
with a fleet of over 30 Boeing airplanes.
In 2011, UTair became
the first operator in Russia and Eastern Europe to fly new Boeing
737-800s with the enhanced
Boeing Sky Interior. By the end of this
year, UTair will increase its Boeing 737-800 fleet to nine
"Our decision to further expand our
Next-Generation Boeing 737 fleet is based on its high efficiency,"
said Andrey Martirosov, UTair CEO. "These airplanes meet today's
commercial needs of the airline by their value-for-money and
availability of early delivery positions."
UTair ranks among the top four passenger carriers in CIS and
Baltic States and has one of the most developed networks. In the summer of
2011, UTair airplanes will make over 300 passenger flights per
day. According to UTair business plan, in 2011, the airline will
carry over 7 million passengers. The group operates the largest
aircraft fleet in Russia consisting of over 200 airplanes
including 21 Boeing 737-500, 7 Boeing 737-400s, 4 Boeing 757-200s
and 2 Boeing 737-800s.
The Paris Air Show is being held this week at Le
Bourget near the French capital, Paris.
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