Boeing and Sberbank Announce Order for 12 737- 800s

             Boeing and Sberbank Announce Order for 12 737- 800s

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2013

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA), Sberbank of
Russia and its wholly owned subsidiary, Sberbank Leasing, have reached an
agreement on an order for 12 Next-Generation 737-800s. The airplanes are
intended for operational leasing under Sberbank's contract with Transaero, one
of Sberbank's key corporate customers.

Valued at more than $1 billion at current list prices, the deal will help lay
the groundwork for developing an environment for finance and operational
leasing of imported aircraft in Russia. Sberbank will follow international
standards for airplane leasing, allowing it to provide air carriers with
modern, world-class finance solutions.

"The agreement that we have reached today marks a very significant step
forward and is evidence of Sberbank's commitment to aviation financing. It
substantially contributes to the development of trade and economic relations
between Russia and the U.S.," said Herman Gref, CEO and chairman of the board
of Sberbank of Russia. "Sberbank will use our new 737-800s to give our
corporate customers the best service available in the aircraft leasing
industry."

"Aviation has a proud history in Russia as does Sberbank,"said Shep Hill,
president of Boeing International. "Similarly Boeing's partnership with
Russian industry and the aerospace sector in particular date back over 40
years. Boeing is honored to have long and mutually beneficial relationships
with outstanding customers and partners and is now privileged to enjoy the
support and confidence of Sberbank as the bank moves into aircraft leasing."

"This is a historic milestone in our long-term relationship with Sberbank and
yet another strong endorsement of the 737," said Marty Bentrott, vice
president, sales, Middle East, Russia and Central Asia, Boeing Commercial
Airplanes. "We are delighted Sberbank has chosen the Next-Generation 737 and
its market-leading performance, reliability and exceptional value for our
customers."

The Boeing 737-800 is one of the best-selling versions of the highly
successful Next-Generation 737 family, the most technologically advanced
airplanes in the single-aisle market. The Next-Generation 737's market success
has been confirmed by investors who consistently rank it as the most preferred
single-aisle airplane due to its wide market base, superior performance
efficiency and lowest operating costs in its class.

Sberbank of Russia is the largest bank in Russia and Commonwealth of
Independent States. Sberbank Leasing, founded in 1993, is one of the leading
leasing companies in Russia.



Contacts:
Elena Alexandrova  Alexander Baziyan
Boeing Sberbank of
Russia
+7 495 797 3415   +7 495 957 5721
elena.alexandrova@boeing.com media@sberbank.ru

SOURCE Boeing

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