NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIACalifornia-based lessor Aviation Capital Group announced the delivery of one new Airbus A321neo jet on long-term lease to Russian carrier S7 Airlines.

Powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1133G-JM engines, this is the third A321neo to be delivered to S7 from ACG’s order book and the 40th A320neo Family aircraft to be added to S7’s fleet.

“ACG is thrilled with yet another delivery to S7, a reliable partner and one of ACG’s largest customers,” said Claudio Cheinquer, Vice President of Marketing for ACG.

“We are confident in ACG’s ability to support the airline’s long-term plans of capacity growth and fleet modernization with this reliable, fuel-efficient, and environment-friendly platform,” Mr. Cheinquer added.

“We are excited to welcome yet another brand new A321neo to the S7 Airlines fleet delivered by our long-term valuable partner ACG,” said Vadim Klebanov, CEO of S7 Airlines.

“With this delivery, we increase the number of our environmentally friendly aircraft as we continue taking steps to meet our sustainability goals. In 2022 we plan to reduce fuel consumption and, as a result, carbon emissions by 4-5%, and to reach an average fleet age of 8.5 years. Our ultimate goal is to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 – a commitment that we share with our oneworld partners,” added Mr. Klebanov.