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AeroSvit Buys Second An-148

07.04.2010 | kyivweekly.com.ua

The Antonov, a state-owned aircraft builder, is reported to deliver a second An-148 to the AeroSvit Airlines before the end of April. The companys press service said the 99-seat passenger aircraft will be ready for the maiden flight before May. Air carriers in Ukraine, Russia, Asian, African, and Latin American countries have reportedly expressed the interest in acquiring about 70 such airplanes. In total, the enterprise plans to deliver 340 airplanes of the family An-148/158/168 during a period ending in the year 2024, an Antonovs spokesperson has said.

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