Russia’s S7 Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX on lease from Air Lease Corp., becoming the first Russian airline to fly the type. The aircraft, based at Novosibirsk Tolmachevo International Airport, will be used to operate S7’s first domestic flights to Moscow and Chita this week. S7—operated by Globus Airlines—plans to take 10 more 737 MAX jets over the next few years as part of a strategic plan to strengthen its fleet. “The ...

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