Aeroflot to add Airbus A320neos, remains firm on Boeing 737 MAX

Daily Newsletter | July 16, 2019
Russia’s national carrier, Aeroflot, is to expand its Airbus fleet with plans to introduce nine A320neo Family jets in a deal worth over $870 million. But the flag carrier is lagging behind with the introduction of the “neo” compared to some other Russian airlines, and has so far expressed no interest in the Boeing 737 MAX, while its low-cost subsidiary awaits deliveries of the planes by year’s end.
Portugal decided to acquire five Embraer KC-390 transport aircraft and thus to become the first international customer for the plane.
Austrian Airlines considers applying for the local government’s assistance or the European Commission’s Public Service Obligation (PSO) to support loss-making domestic routes.
The first of nine Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft due to join the United Kingdom Royal Air Force (RAF)’s fleet, made a successful maiden flight on July 12, 2019, Boeing reveals. 
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