March 19, 2013 MOSCOW
On March 19, 2013 Aeroflot took delivery of A320 airplane made by Airbus. The aircraft is named in honor of Ilya I. Mechnikov, Russian zoologist and microbiologist awarded the 1908 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.
Now the Aeroflot fleet counts 81 A319/320/321 aircraft with the average airplane age of five years.
All Airbus aircraft are received by Aeroflot directly from Airbus manufacturing plants. The airplanes are designed in two class composition and can carry 116 (A319), 140 and 158 (A320) and 170 (A321) passengers. These aircraft provide services on European and Russian domestic destinations.
Airbus A320 family airplanes satisfy the highest reliability, safety and comfort standards and are one of the best for