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Aeroflot orders 50 MC-21 aircraft

Aeroflot, the Russian flag carrier, announced an order for 50 Russian-built medium-range MC-21, thus becoming the largest customer of the aircraft. Under the firm order, Rostec leasing subsidiary Aviacapital-Service will supply Aeroflot with 50 MC-21-300 aircraft on operating leases. Aeroflot will thus become the largest Russian leasor of the latest Russian-built aircraft. The leasing payments […]

Future of MC-21 revolves around Russian protectionist measures

During a recent meeting with ministers held in the city of Ulyanovsk, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev paid a great deal of attention to the expansion of MC-21 sales at home. The solution he suggests is simple albeit unconventional for today’s market economies – create favorable conditions for domestic airlines to buy indigenous planes, thus […]