Aeroflot Adds New Boeing 777-300ER to Fleet

By Paul Riegler on 2 June 2015
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Aeroflot aircraft in Moscow

Aeroflot aircraft in Moscow

Aeroflot – Russian Airlines announced it took delivery of a new Boeing 777-300ER.  The new 777 is the 13th out of 16 ordered by the Russian carrier.

The airline is using its fleet of 777-300ER aircraft to support long-haul destinations linking Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport with Beijing, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, New York, Seoul, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

The plane, named after Russian dramatist Alexander Ostrovsky, is configured with three cabins: business class, economy class, and Comfort Class.  The Premier business-class cabin has 30 lie-flat seats in a 2-2-2 configuration that extend to beds 76.5” in length.  Comfort class has 48 20”-wide seats with a seat pitch of 38”, while coach has 324 standard seats that are 17.8” in width with a seat pitch ranging from 30” to 32”.

The plane’s Signature Interior includes large overhead compartments for storing hand luggage.

Aeroflot is one of the world’s oldest airlines, going back to 1923.  It served as the Soviet national airline before the fall of the Soviet Union and was at one time the largest airline in the world.

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