Irkut’s chief designer and first deputy director Oleg Demchenko named Latin America, the Middle East and Southeast Asia as target markets for the MC-21. Photo: Reuters

Can Russia’s new MC-21 passenger jet challenge the Airbus A320 and Boeing’s 737?

  • The MC-21 can carry up to 211 passengers and is designed for the mass-market travel industry
  • Russia has its hopes set on competing with the Airbus and Boeing
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Irkut’s chief designer and first deputy director Oleg Demchenko named Latin America, the Middle East and Southeast Asia as target markets for the MC-21. Photo: Reuters
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