ABU DHABI—Entry into service for Russia’s MC-21 airliner will be delayed another year to 2021 due to the effects of U.S. sanctions on suppliers and production facilities, Rostec CEO Sergey Chemezov said during a Feb. 18 news conference here at the International Defense Exhibition (IDEX). The confirmed delay comes four months after the Russian government ordered the Rostec conglomerate to acquire the assets of the MC-21 program from United Aircraft Corp. (UAC). An ongoing ...


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