Transaero Airlines 747-400. By Rob Finlayson Transaero Airlines (UN), Russia’s second-largest carrier, is expected to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Airbus Friday for A380s, ATW learned from a well-placed source. If the MOU is signed, it would make UN the first carrier in Russia and the CIS to order the A380. Deliveries are expected to start no earlier than 2015. UN could not be reached for comment, but in August CEO Olga Pleshakova revealed the company was ...

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