Ural Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A320neo

Ural Airlines Airbus A320
Ural Airlines already operates the Airbus A320ceo aircraft. Photo: © Anna Zvereva

Ural Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft, which is leased from CDB Aviation. The carrier’s first A320neo jet, registered as VP-BRX, performed its first flight on July 25 and was delivered from Airbus’ production site in Toulouse on Wednesday.

The Yekaterinburg-based carrier currently operates a fleet of Airbus A319, A320 and A321 jets. It has Airbus A321neo and Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft on order. Additionally, two more A320neos will join the airline’s fleet until the end of the year.

Ural Airlines’ A320neo will be deployed on flights from the airline’s hubs at Moscow Domodedovo and Yekaterinburg Koltsovo airport. According to Routesonline.com, the aircraft will initially enter service on August 15 on services from Moscow’s Domodedovo airport.

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