UTair Finalizes Order for 40 Boeing 737s

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 28 September 2011

UTair Aviation of Russia has signed an order for 40 Boeing Next-Generation 737 airplanes.

The order comprises seven 737-900ERs and 33 737-800s and is valued at $3.8 billion at list prices.

All 40 UTair airplanes will be delivered with the new Boeing Sky Interior that offers improved passenger comfort with such features as spacious cabin headroom, overhead bins that disappear into the ceiling yet carry more bags and LED lighting that brings any color into the cabin.

UTair, based in Russia is an integrated air transport and aircraft services company with over 40 years of experience on the Russian air transport market. UTair is focused on 5 strategic business segments: passenger transport operations, helicopter operations, MRO, airport services and airline catering services. Today, UTair operates one of the largest aircraft fleets in Russia and ranks among the top five largest Russian carriers by passenger volume.

"UTair is a wonderful business partner with Boeing. We are truly proud of the airline's history and accomplishments in Russian commercial aviation. The Next-Generation 737s with the Boeing Sky Interior will enhance their network and customer appeal for both domestic and international routes," said Marty Bentrott, vice president of Sales for Russia, Central Asia and Middle East, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

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