Tag: Aeroflot

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 8.2% This Year

Aeroflot Group, Russia’s largest airline consortium, which consists of flag carrier Aeroflot, St Petersburg-based Rossiya Airlines, low-cost carrier Pobeda Airlines and far-eastern subsidiary Aurora Airlines, collectively achieved an 8.2 per cent year-on-year growth in the first half of 2018, reaching a total of 24.9 million passengers. This figure represents 48.4 per cent of the passenger […]

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of Its 45th Sukhoi Superjet 100

Aeroflot has taken delivery of its 45th Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100). The aircraft is named in honour of the legendary Soviet pilot Alexey Maresyev. The Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 is configured with 12 seats in business class and 75 seats in economy class. The new SSJ100 will start operating on Aeroflot routes in the […]

Norwegian and Aeroflot Europe’s Leading Airlines at the World Travel Awards

Norwegian and Aeroflot airlines got travel industry’s most prestigious awards – both are titled as leading airlines.  Norwegian has been named Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2018 for the fourth consecutive year at the 25th annual World Travel Awards, one of the travel industry’s most prestigious awards. Bjorn Kjos, Norwegian’s CEO, said: “We are very proud to […]

Aeroflot’s Shareholders Approve Lease of 50 MC-21 Russian Airliners

Shareholders of Aeroflot Group (which includes Aeroflot, Rossiya Airlines, Pobeda Airlines and Aurora Airlines) have approved a major financial transaction for the operating leases of 50 new MC-21-300 narrow-body aircraft, at the holding company’s Annual General Meeting held on June 25, the airline group reports. The new aircraft – a Russian single-aisle twinjet airliner project […]

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of 44th Sukhoi Superjet

Aeroflot has taken delivery of its 44th Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100). One aircraft is named in honour of the Soviet test pilot and twice Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Kokkinaki. The Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 is configured with 12 seats in business class and 75 seats in economy class. The new SSJ100 will start operating […]

Costs of Additional Aircraft and Rising Pilots’ Salaries Double Aeroflot Losses

Net losses at Russia’s Aeroflot Group, which is made up of Aeroflot, Rossiya, low-cost carrier Pobeda and Aurora, more than doubled in the first quarter of this year. The deficit amounted to RUB 11.5 billion (US$195 million) in the period, mainly as a result of a significant fleet expansion programme and increases in pilots’ salaries, […]

Aeroflot Group Carried a Record 50 Million Passengers in 2017

Russia’s Aeroflot Group, which comprises Aeroflot, Rossiya Airlines, Pobeda Airlines and Aurora Airlines, carried a total of over 50 million passengers in 2017, up 15.4% year-on-year. Flag carrier Aeroflot alone transported 32.8 million, a year-on-year increase of 13.3%. The group’s share of the Russian air transport market grew from 42.3% in 2016 to 47.7%. The […]

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of the 35th Sukhoi Superjet 100

On the 19th of December, 2017 the 35th SSJ100 joined the fleet of Aeroflot. The aircraft was taken as part of the agreement for 20 machines signed by the national carrier with «VEB-leasing» and the United Aircraft Corporation at the MAKS 2017 airshow. The SSJ100 with tail number RA-89099 named after the Balcar poet Kaisyn […]

Aeroflot Named World’s Leading Airline Brand

Aeroflot has taken the prestigious World’s Leading Airline Brand 2017 prize at the World Travel Awards, the first time the nomination has been awarded. Known as the Oscars of the tourism industry, the World Travel Awards are given every year to leading tour firms, hotels and airlines. Country-level and regional awards take place during the […]

Aeroflot Obtains the Right to Deny Boarding to Disruptive Passengers

Aeroflot has obtained the legal right to compile a blacklist of disruptive passengers and to subsequently deny them boarding. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the corresponding legislation, which will come into force in June 2018. These newly adopted measures will help the entire Russian civil aviation industry and make it more appealing at a global […]