Russia to Buy 50 New Boeing 737 New Generation Airliners

Russia will buy 50 new Boeing (BA) 737 Next Generation airliners in a deal worth $3.7 billion.

Russian Technologies, a state-owned company that manages the government's stakes in 12 regional airlines, will buy the aircraft, The Associated Press said. The deal also gives Russian Technologies an option for another 35 jetliners.

Aeroflot, Russia's biggest airline, will lease the jets, the AP reported. The government owns 51.2% of Aeroflot.

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What, isn't Aeroflop happy with products like the Tupolev 154m, that keep crashing without explanation? 737-900's are also an excellent choice over ANYTHING Airbus has to offer! If it ain't Boeing... I ain't going!

September 27 2010 at 11:43 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply