Aeroflot took delivery of a new Airbus А321 aircraft. The jet was handed over to the carrier at Airbus’ site in Hamburg. The liner was named after famous actor and theatre director, Evgeny Vakhtangov, the carrier’s press-service reports.
"At present the airline’s fleet comprises 89 А319/320/321 aircraft. The average age of these jets is 5 years. All the jets are delivered to Aeroflot directly from the manufacturer’s site. The jets have a two-class cabin configuration seating 116 (А319), 140 and 158 (А320) and 170 (А321) passengers. Aeroflot operates the A320 Family jets on European and domestic flights. Aeroflot is among the world’s leading companies by service reliability and the actual time in the air per aircraft”, - said in the carrier’s statement.
The Airbus А320 Family jets are among the best medium-haul liners in the world; they meet the highest international standards in the area of flight safety, reliability and comfort. The present fleet of Aeroflot includes 142 aircraft (138 of them were delivered to the airline directly from the manufacturer’s enterprises), Aeroflot noted.