Moscow, Russia, 2021-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has retained its title as World’s Leading Airline Brand at the Grand Final of World Travel Awards 2021. The airline has affirmed leadership in this prestigious nomination for the fifth time running.
The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 in the UK. Every year they are awarded to leading names in the global travel, hospitality and civil aviation industry. Winners are decided by an online vote that attracts travel professionals and consumers.
Two Russian cities won prizes at the World Travel Awards 2021. Moscow was named ‘World’s Leading City Break Destination’ and ‘World’s Leading Heritage City Destination’. Saint-Petersburg scooped victory in four nominations, including ‘World’s Leading Cultural City Destination’. The two cities were jointly awarded for a successful domestic travel marketing campaign.
Aeroflot traditionally receives high praise from both the professional community and travellers. The carrier has recently confirmed its title as Europe’s Leading Airline Brand at the European stage of World Travel Awards. Since 2017, it has been annually recognized as the world’s strongest airline brand according to leading brand strategy consultancy Brand Finance.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance.
Aeroflot ranks among the 20 largest airlines globally.
In 2020, Aeroflot carried 14.6 million passengers (30.2 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).
Aeroflot was the world’s most on-time mainline airline in 2019 according to Cirium’s On-Time Performance Review.
Aeroflot holds 4-Star Airline status from Skytrax and was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe at the Skytrax World Airline Awards nine times. Aeroflot has also been awarded a five-star global airline rating by US aviation association APEX.
Aeroflot was named the world’s strongest airline brand in 2021 according to leading brand strategy consultancy Brand Finance. Aeroflot ranks fourth in the industry for digitalisation, according to Bain & Company research.
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