Russia’s S7 Airlines receives new Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft from ALC

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Oct 16, 2018: American aircraft leasing company Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has delivered one new Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft on lease to Russian carrier S7 Airlines, operated by Globus Airlines (Russia).

This aircraft, powered by LEAP-1B27 engines, is the first of nine B737-8 MAX aircraft set to deliver to Globus from ALC’s order book with Boeing.

"With this new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, the airline continues to establish its position as a highly competitive Russian airline operating the most modern and fuel-efficient fleet," said Alex Khatibi, executive vice president of Air Lease Corporation.

"We always stay up-to-date with the latest developments of manufacturers and actively implement them to improve our service. The airline’s fleet already includes 19 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft. The new Boeing 737 MAX that we received today from our partners at Air Lease Corporation offers even more passenger comfort, reduced noise level and lower environmental impact. We are delighted that our passengers will be the first in Russia to appreciate the benefits onboard these new generation airplanes," said Vadim Klebanov, general director of Globus Airlines.

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