Russia's S7 Group has signed an agreement with US-based Air Lease Corporation for the lease of nine B737 MAX, to be operated by its Globus (GH, Novosibirsk) unit. A company spokesperson confirmed to the Vedomosti business daily that the carrier will become the launch customer of the type in Russia.
Deliveries are expected to start from September 2018.
Globus operates nineteen B737-800s on regular passenger flights throughout Russia as well as to Germany, Italy, Cyprus, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Hong Kong, China, Croatia, Montenegro, Moldova, and Armenia for and on behalf of its S7 Airlines (S7, Novosibirsk) parent.
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