Boeing, UTair Finalize Order for 40 737s
SEATTLE, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and UTair Aviation, Russia have signed an order for 40 Boeing Next-Generation 737 airplanes, comprised of seven 737-900ERs and 33 737-800s. The agreement was previously announced at the 2011 Paris Air Show. The order is valued at $3.8 billion at list prices.
"UTair is a wonderful business partner with Boeing. We are truly proud of the airline's history and accomplishments in Russian commercial aviation. The Next-Generation 737s with the Boeing Sky Interior will enhance their network and customer appeal for both domestic and international routes," said Marty Bentrott, vice president of Sales for Russia, Central Asia and Middle East, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
All 40 UTair airplanes will be delivered with the new interior that offers unprecedented passenger appeal and comfort with such features as spacious cabin headroom, overhead bins that disappear into the ceiling yet carry more bags and LED lighting that brings any color into the cabin.
UTair, based in Russia is an integrated air transport and aircraft services company with over 40 years of experience on the Russian air transport market. UTair is focused on 5 strategic business segments: passenger transport operations, helicopter operations, MRO, airport services and airline catering services. Today, UTair operates one of the largest aircraft fleets in Russia and ranks among the top five largest Russian carriers by passenger volume.
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