AEROFLOT PUTS INTO OPERATION A319 AIRCRAFT CHELYUSKIN
February 13 2009, Moscow. – Aeroflot – Russian Airlines received the 12th А319 craft by Airbus. At the moment, Aeroflot’s fleet includes 48 crafts from the A319/320/321 family. The new aircraft was called after S. Chelyuskin, a Russian polar explorer.
The aircraft was received under an operational lease contract signed in 2007. The leasing company is Bank of China.
All the machines are supplied directly ex-factory.
The cabins are delivered in a two-class layout to accommodate 116 (A319), 140 (A320) and 170 (A321) passengers. Aeroflot operates A320 family aircrafts to a destinations network in Russia and Europe. The company is among the world’s leaders in terms of operational reliability and actual hours flown per aircraft.
A319 is one of the best machines for medium range flights, complying with safety, reliability and passenger comfort requirements.