Transaero Airlines (UN, Moscow Vnukovo) will indeed take delivery of two A380-800s later this summer the governor of Primorsky Krai in Russia's Far East, Vladimir Miklushevskiy, has disclosed. The carrier has four of the type on order from Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac).

"Currently, services to the region are operated using different equipment. In summer 2015, services will also be operated using the largest aircraft in the world, the A380, and our runway can accommodate this," he said. "Transaero Airlines is acquiring two such aircraft, they will be used on services to Vladivostok and New York JFK."

Olga Pleshakova, Transaero Airlines CEO, said last year that the 652-seater quadjets will feature twelve Imperial (First) Class suites, twenty-four Business Class flat-bed seats, and 616 Economy-class seats.

The first of four B747-8s the Russian carrier now has on order from Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) is also scheduled to arrive later this year.