13-Jul-2012 7:40 AM

UTair orders 20 A321s, becomes new Airbus customer

UTair signed (12-Jul-2012) a firm contract with Airbus for 20 A321 aircraft. This is the largest order for the type received from a carrier in the region and the first time UTair has ordered Airbus aircraft. UTair’s A321s will feature a single-class cabin layout seating 220 passengers. The airline is planning to operate these new aircraft to further develop its charter network of popular leisure destinations. [more - original PR - Russian]