The Russian Red Wings airlines becomes the first Russian operator of the new Bombardier CS300, when it takes delivery of the jet in May 2019,
The aircraft will be formally added to Red wings’s fleet, but will be shared in a joint network undertaking with partner airline Arkhangelsk-headquartered Nordavia. The two airlines formed an alliance in October 2017.
Responsibility for the airworthiness credentials of Red Wings’ current fleet of four Airbus A320s and seven A321s will continue with S7 Technics, UTG, Ural Airlines’ Engineering Centre and the St Petersburg-based Nayak Aircraft Services.
Red Wings is the fastest growing airline in Russia with the projected traffic of 2.9 million passengers this year.