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Aeroflot and UAC sign agreement for 100 Russian-built Superjet 100

Aeroflot and United Aircraft Corporation have signed an agreement for the delivery to Aeroflot, the national carrier, of 100 Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. The document was signed by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev and President of PJSC United Aircraft Corporation Yury Slyusar during the Eastern Economic Forum in the presence of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir… Read More ›

Aeroflot named among world’s best airlines for on-board wine selection

Aeroflot’s wine selection in Business Class has been named among the best in the world by Global Traveler, the high-end US magazine for luxury travelers. Aeroflot’s La Capra Chenin Blanc 2016 from South Africa was named Best International Business-Class White Wine in Global Traveler’s 15th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Competition. Aeroflot was… Read More ›

Kuwait Aviation Show

The importance of the Arabian Gulf has been increasing steadily over the last two decades. Strategically located between the West and the East, the GCC aviation industry has shown impressive and consistent growth rates while outperforming most other regional markets around the globe. Supported by the constant increase in global aviation markets along with the… Read More ›

Aeroflot to Transport Ski Equipment Free of Charge

Ahead of the coming winter season Aeroflot announces that starting from 1 November, 2016 to 15 May, 2017 it provides a free extra baggage piece to carry one set of skiing equipment with a total weight of up to 23 kg. A set of skiing equipment includes a ski bag containing a pair of skis… Read More ›

Aeroflot Expands Fleet with Four Brand New Airliners

Aeroflot has taken delivery of its four new aircraft. These include two Airbus A320s, an Airbus A321 and a Boeing B737-800 aircraft. All aircraft are delivered to Aeroflot directly from the manufacturers. The aircraft have been named in honour of outstanding Russian citizens who contributed a lot to artistic and cultural development. One A320 has been named… Read More ›

Aeroflot proposes tougher measures to deal with disruptive passengers

Aeroflot has set out proposals to give Russian airlines more power to deal with disruptive passengers, in line with leading global standards for deterring anti-social behavior on board aircraft. Aeroflot’s proposals were supported by President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with the Group’s CEO, Vitaly Saveliev. During the meeting it was noted that the behavior… Read More ›

Over one half of Dobrolet tickets for june booked on first day of sales.

More than a half of all tickets offered by low-budget airline «Dobrolet» for June were booked during the first day of sales. The sale was opened on May 26 at 23:17 Moscow time, and within the first 24 hours 13.7 thousand tickets were booked on Moscow-Simferopol-Moscow route. From June 11 to June 22, the load factor on flights from Moscow to Simferopol is 99.9%, from June 27 to 30 100% of seats are… Read More ›

Aeroflot Expands Fleet with New A320.

Aeroflot has taken delivery of a new A320 fitted with state-of-the-art aerodynamic Sharklets wing-tips. The aircraft has been named in honour of Soviet cosmonaut Pavel Ivanovich Beliaev. Sharklets improve aircraft aerodynamics and reduce fuel consumption on long-haul flights (up to 4 per cent, according to Airbus). These new wing-tips are 2.4 m high and made of composite materials. All A320 aircraft are delivered to Aeroflot directly from the… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins high-fidelity image generation systems featured on new Sukhoi Superjet 100 simulators.

Three Sukhoi Superjet 100 full-flight simulators featuring Rockwell Collins image generation and projection systems are successfully operating in SuperJet International training centers in Moscow and Venice, as well as in Aeroflot Airlines training facilities.Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company, the manufacturer of Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, purchased the simulators, which feature Rockwell Collins’ EP™-1000CT image generation system.Rockwell Collins image generation systems are software-centric, can run on a range of hardware… Read More ›

Aeroflot Gets “Brand Awards” as Best Company for Business Travelers.

Aeroflot was named the winner of «Brand Awards» in the nomination «The Best Company for Business Travelers». Fashion Events Agency held the 6th annual awards ceremony «Brand Awards 2013» where the most outstanding companies of premium segment were distinguished and the best brands in various industry sectors were selected. Aeroflot was represented by Deputy General Director for Strategy and Alliances… Read More ›

Aeroflot Launches “A Heart With Two Wings” Charity Program.

Aeroflot launched a new program «A Heart with two wings» that will provide assistance to children with serious and rare illnesses living in remote areas of our country and requiring hi-tech medical care which cannot usually be provided in their home region. At the same time, travelling to the place of treatment often represents a serious financial problem for many parents. Under «A Heart with two wings»… Read More ›

Boeing Delivers First Next-Generation 737-800 to Russia’s Rostec.

Boeing [NYSE: BA] today delivered the first Next-Generation 737-800 to Aviation Capital Services LLC, a subsidiary of the State Corporation Russian Technologies (Rostec). Aviation Capital Services has leased the airplane to Russia’s flag carrier, Aeroflot. This delivery is the first of 50 Next-Generation 737s Aviation Capital Services has on order, including 737-800s and 737-900ERs. “Russian… Read More ›

Brand New A320 Aircraft “P.Yablochkov” Joins Aeroflot Fleet.

On April 24, 2013 Aeroflot took delivery of A320 airplane made by Airbus. The aircraft is named in honor of Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov, Russian electrical engineer and inventor of the “Yablochkov candle” – the earliest commercially successful electric carbon arc lamp. Now the Aeroflot fleet counts 85 A319/320/321 aircraft with the average airplane age of… Read More ›

Aeroflot Open International Innovation Contest Grand Final.

Aeroflot Open International Innovation Contest Grand Final will take place in Moscow starting from March 01 till March 03, 2013. This is the first time such a contest is held in Russia. The main goal of this competition organized in partnership with the Federal Business Incubators Network «Open Innovation Inc.» is to develop a concept of «In-flight Entertainment Platform». Teams of professional developers and university students took part in the… Read More ›

Aeroflot has been named the best Russian airline by readers of Condé Nast Traveller.

On November 16, 2012 Aeroflot was recognized as the best airline in Russia, taking top honor according to Condé Nast Traveller Readers Choice – the most prestigious award in the world travel industry. Condé Nast Traveller Readers Choice Award has been bestowing the best of the best in the industry for more than 10 years… Read More ›

SCAC delivers its tenth production SSJ100 aircraft.

    JSC “Sukhoi Civil Aircraft” (SCAC) delivered its tenth production Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) MSN 95017, the ninth to enter into service with Aeroflot. On completion of Technical acceptance procedure, SCAC and Aeroflot signed the Act of Delivery & Acceptance for this aircraft at Ulyanovsk on July 28, 2012. The aircraft received the name after the outstanding Soviet pilot Vasily Borisov and… Read More ›

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