Aeroflot will lease six IL-96-300s, the same type that was grounded last month, it said in a statement. The aircraft will leased for 15 years from Ilyushin Finance Co. In August, Russia grounded all IL-96-300s owing to problems with the brakes (ATWOnline, Sept. 12). Transport officials have hinted the planes may be allowed to fly again in October after repairs. Aeroflot, which has six of the 13 IL-96-300s currently in use, was forced to cancel some of its flights to the US, Canada, ...

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