Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has granted type validation to Airbus for the A320neo and A321neo, the Toulouse-based manufacturer in a statement June 13. The type certificate extends to the aircraft with both engines—the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM and CFM International LEAP-1A. S7 Airlines will be the first neo family operator in Russia. In April 2016, the carrier agreed to lease three A321neos from Air Lease Corp. and signed a letter of intent for ...

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