Orenair reduces fleet due to a decrease of tourist traffic
Orenburg airlines (Orenair, a company of Aeroflot) decided to optimize its fleet due to the reduction of the tourism market and reduced demand for air travel in the country, according to the report of the company to Interfax. According to the annual report of Orenburg airlines, in coordination with Aeroflot, the decision was made to postpone deliveries of new aircraft and to reduce the time of return of other aircrafts. Since the beginning of the year, as part of the fleet optimization program, 9 aircrafts Boeing-737 were taken out of service and returned to the leasing companies.
According to the report, at the end of 2014 the fleet consisted of 24 aircraft Orenair Boeing-737-800 aircraft and three Boeing-777-200ER. Thus, at present Orenburg airlines fleet has 18 aircraft.