- Aeroflot’s flights to Russia’s Far East will still operate from Terminal D
- Aeroflot has completed the transfer of domestic flights to the new Terminal B at Sheremetyevo International Airport.
MOSCOW, Russia, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting from 15 November 2018, Terminal B will service approximately 402 domestic flights daily.
Terminal D will continue to service 40 domestic flights: 8 Aeroflot’s own flights to Vladivostok, Khabarovsk and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and 32 flights to 11 destinations: Sochi, Magadan, Khabarovsk, Krasnodar, Mineralnye Vody, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Orenburg, Rostov-on-Don, Simferopol, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Vladivostok. These flights will be operated jointly with Aeroflot’s subsidiary Rossiya Airlines.
The new Terminal B is designed for domestic operations. It can service up to 20 million passengers per year and has a total area of 100,500 m2.
Transfer passengers will be able to use an underground interterminal passage featuring passenger and baggage tunnel to move between the Northern (Terminal B) and Southern (Terminals D, E, F) terminal complexes. With 4 minutes of travel time between the airport terminals the passage provides a guaranteed connection time of up to 50 minutes throughout the entire airport.
Passengers are invited to use the round-the-clock interterminal passage with its underground automatic trains. The entrances are located at station complexes Sheremetyevo 1 and Sheremetyevo 2. The Sheremetyevo 1 station is located at the first underground floor of Terminal B. The Sheremetyevo 2 station is integrated with the passage between terminals E and D.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot serves 146 destinations in 52 countries.
Aeroflot’s 251-strong fleet is the youngest of any airline worldwide that operates more than 100 aircraft. In 2017, Aeroflot carried 32.8 million passengers (50.1 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).
Aeroflot holds 4-Star Airline status from Skytrax and was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the seventh time at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards. Aeroflot has also been awarded a five-star global airline rating by US aviation association APEX.
Aeroflot is the world’s strongest airline brand according to leading brand strategy consultancy Brand Finance.
Sheremetyevo International Airport is the largest airport in Russia in terms of passengers and cargo transportation, landing and takeoff operations, the area of the airport complex, and the capacity of the cargo complex. Its route network includes over 220 destinations. In 2017, Sheremetyevo served more than 40,093 thousand passengers, 17.8% more than in 2016.
Source: Sheremetyevo International Airport