Transaero added seven aircraft (one 747-400, one 747-300, four 737-500s and one Tu-214), opened 12 new routes and reported a 51.7% growth in passengers to 3.2 million in what the Russian airline called a "record" 2007. Traffic rose 50.9% year-over-year to 11.76 billion RPKs and load factor was 79.4%. A year-ago comparison was not provided. Transaero, which claims to be Russia's second-largest international carrier, now operates eight 747s, seven 767s, 14 737s and the Tu-214. It employs 3,600.

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