Russia’s second largest airline, Transaero Airlines, took delivery of its first Airbus A321 aircraft on 3 August. The festive ceremony was held at Vnukovo international airport (Moscow) on the arrival of the A321 welcomed by the airline management, representatives of Vnukovo, Airbus and members of the media. The aircraft is delivered as part of Transaero’s contract with ICBC Leasing Company.
Transaero’s A321, powered by CFM56 engines, features a two-class cabin layout seating 184 passengers. The airline plans to operate its A321 fleet on premium international routes. Transaero Airlines launched services in November 1991, and currently serves more than 200 routes all over the world.
Featured image: Transaero’s new A321. (Image © Airbus)