Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has announced that Russian carrier S7 Airlines has taken delivery of its first new Airbus A321-200neo aircraft.
This aircraft is the first of four Pratt & Whitney PW1133G-powered A321neos to be delivered in 2018 to S7 from ALC’s order book with Airbus.
ALC executive vice president, Alex Khatibi said: “The four new ALC A321neo aircraft bring a new level of operating efficiency and competitiveness to S7’s fleet.
“S7 is a highly regarded customer for ALC and this lease placement underlines our commitment to S7’s modernization and continued successful growth as a leading airline.”
S7 Airlines chief executive officer, Vladimir Obyedkov said: “New Airbus A321neo aircraft will enable us to increase capacity of long distance flights within Russia as well as offer our passengers new international routes.”