Aeroflot expands fleet with four new Airbus A321s

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Aeroflot has taken delivery of four new A321s equipped with aerodynamic wing-tips known as Sharklets.

All A321 aircraft are named in honour of outstanding Russian people who contributed a lot to artistic, cultural and scientific development.

VP-BAE bears the name of Sergei Bondarchuk, a Russian film director, screenwriter and actor.

VP-BKI has been named Dmitry Ryabushinsky, a Russian scientist specialising in hydro and aero dynamics.

The other two VP-BJX and VP-BEW got the names of famous writers Ivan Goncharov and Mikhail Zoshchenko respectively.

The airliners are designed in a new enhanced two class composition with 16 seats in business and 167 in economy. All A321 aircraft family are delivered to Aeroflot directly from the manufacturing plant in Hamburg. Aeroflot operates А321 aircraft across its European and domestic routes network.

A321 airplanes satisfy the highest reliability, safety and comfort standards and are considered among the best for mid-range flights.

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