Tag: Aeroflot

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 […]

Japan Airlines and Aeroflot Launch Comprehensive Partnership

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Public Joint Stock Company “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” (PJSC “Aeroflot”) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a strategic cooperation agreement to pursue commercial opportunities which will greatly benefit the customers of both airlines by providing more options for travel between Russia and Japan. Since the relaxation of visa requirements […]

Aeroflot Expands Fleet with New Airbus A321

Aeroflot has taken delivery of new A321 aircraft equipped with aerodynamic wing-tips known as Sharklets. The VP-BTH aircraft is named in honour of Robert Rozhdestvensky, a prominent Russian poet of the second half of the XXth century. The airliner is designed in a new enhanced two class composition with 16 seats in business and 167 […]

AviaAM Financial Leasing China Concludes $500 Million Aeroflot Project

AviaAM Leasing, a Warsaw Stock Exchange listed aircraft leasing company, is delighted to announce that its joint venture with the Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) – AviaAM Financial Leasing China – has brought a $500 million-worth aircraft delivery project to a conclusion. Eight brand new aircraft were delivered to Aeroflot -Russian Airlines […]

Aeroflot Sells 4.8% Of Shares To Undisclosed Party

Russia’s largest airline Aeroflot has sold 4.8% of its shares to an undisclosed buyer. The shares in question belonged to the carrier’s subsidiary Aeroflot Finance. Kommersant daily reports that the shares represented a quasi treasury stock used for voting purposes by the airline’s management. The impending sale of this stock had been mentioned previously in […]

Russia’s New MC-21 Airliner To Climb To 11km Altitude In Flight Tests

The flight prototype of Russia’s new MC-21 medium-haul passenger jet will climb to an altitude of 11 kilometers for the first time in September this year, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told TASS on Thursday. “The plane will start flying again soon, already in August. September is an extremely busy month. The plane should […]