The first flight for Russia’s MC-21-300, which was rolled out June 8, is planned for December 2016-February 2017, it was announced at the roll-out ceremony. The aircraft is manufactured by Russia’s Irkut Corp., which is part of the United Aircraft Corp. (UAC). Delivery to a first customer is expected before the end of 2018. Azerbaijan Baku-based AZAL Airlines has signed a letter of intent with Russia’s Ilyushin Finance Co. to lease MC-21 aircraft—the exact number ...

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