Belavia Airlines will take on lease five more Embraer airplanes. This is the largest deal on the acquisition of new aircraft in the history of the airline.

Belavia Airlines today signed an agreement with the Irish company Nordic Aviation Capital Dac on the acquisition of new airplanes.

The general director of Belavia Anatoly Gusarov reminded that in the next few months the airline buys three Embraer airplanes produced in Brazil. Their supplies are scheduled for April, May and June. And in leasing from the Irish company Nordic Aviation Capital Dac, Belavia will receive five more airplanes – three Embraer-195s and two Embraer-175s.

Belavia is actively expanding its network of flights. This year we are opening flights to Rostov, Kazan, plans are being discussed about opening flights to Munich, Madrid, Voronezh next year, – Anatoly Gusarov said.

A timetable for decommissioning airplanes and updating the company’s aeropark has been developed. This year two airplanes will be decommissioned: Boeing 737-300 and CRJ. Next year four airplanes will be decommissioned: Boeing 737-500 and Boeing 737-300. The Boeing 737-500 will be replaced by the Embraer-195 airplane, and the Boeing 737-300 will be replaced with the Boeing 737-8 MAX. New airplanes equipped with more comfortable seats, less engine noise, and better pressure regulation systems. And the number of other characteristics that give passengers more comfort.