S7 Airlines receives new 737-800
Published: May 30, 2012
Russia’s S7 Airlines, which includes Sibir (S7) and Globus (GH), took delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 from International Finance Leasing Co. (ILFC). The Moscow Domodedovo-based aircraft, painted in GH livery, features a 162-seat, two-class cabin layout.
The new aircraft is the seventh 737-800 in the airlines’ fleet. In June, S7 and GH will take delivery of two more of the type.
S7 Airlines group’s fleet comprises 48 aircraft: 20 A319s, 14 A320s, one A310, two 767-300s, four 737-400, seven 737-800 ( ATW Daily News, Jun 10, 2011 ). The average fleet age is eight years.
The airlines carried 6.6 million passengers in 2011, up 11.4% on the year-ago period.