Aeroflot takes delivery of its 30th Airbus A321

(Photo by Aeroflot)

Aeroflot, Russia’s largest airline has taken delivery of its first aircraft in September, the company reported. The aircraft in question is a single-aisle Airbus A321, the 30th aircraft of the type in the carrier’s fleet.

According to the open source data, the aircraft with tail number VP-BAY (serial number MSN 7255) was built in August 2016 and is equipped with  CFM56-5B3/3 engines and Sharklet winglets.

Unlike most A321s in Aeroflot’s fleet designed to accommodate 170 passengers the new aircraft has 183 seats: 16 in business class and 167  in economy class. The last seven aircraft received by the carrier in August have the same configuration.

With the delivery of another aircraft Aeroflot’s fleet reached 183 aircraft including 30 A321, 68 A320, 19 Boeing 737, 14 Boeing 777, 22 A330 and 30 Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100).

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