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Russia's UTair takes delivery of its first 737-800

US airframer Boeing (NYSE: BA) said it has delivered Russian carrier UTair´s first directly purchased Next-Generation 737-800.

The airline currently has 40 Next-Generation 737s on order to be delivered in the next several years.

UTair´s new 737-800 seats 162 passengers and features the new Boeing Sky Interior.

This interior is the latest in a series of enhancements for both airlines and passengers. It introduces LED lighting and curved architecture. The interior also features sculpted sidewalls and overhead bins that disappear into the ceiling, yet carry more bags.

The Boeing 737-800 is one of the best-selling versions of the Next-Generation 737 family. The Next-Generation 737 family has won orders for more than 6,500 airplanes, while the whole 737 family has surpassed 11,000 orders to date.

Based in Russia, UTair is an integrated air carrier and aircraft services company.

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