Aeroflot strengthens position on the South Asian market with the relaunch of ticket sales in Nepal

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has resumed ticket sales in Nepal with a launch event in Kathmandu attended by the airline’s Delhi office, Russian Ambassador to Nepal Andrey Budnik, the management team of Nepal airlines, representatives of the local tourism industry and media.

A sales agreement for Aeroflot flights on Nepalese territory was signed with the Gandaki International Travels agency, which has become Aeroflot’s General Sales Agent (GSA) for Nepal. Plans are also in place to develop sales using IATA’s Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP).

Ticket sales in Nepal are being relaunched after a hiatus of two years. This will help strengthen Aeroflot’s position on the South Asian market and develop tourism in the region. Experience and bookings analysis shows that passengers from the region are particularly interested in flights to Russia, as well as Western and Eastern Europe and the US.

About Aeroflot
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot and its partners serve 1,074 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. In 2016, Aeroflot carried 29 million passengers (43.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).

Aeroflot became the first Russian airline to be awarded Four Star Airline status by Skytrax in recognition of the high-quality of its customer service. In 2017, Aeroflot was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the sixth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

In 2017, Aeroflot was named the most powerful brand in Russia and the world’s strongest airline brand by leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance. Aeroflot was also named Best Major Airline in Europe by TripAdvisor travellers and recognised as the Favourite International Airline in China at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2017.

Aeroflot operates one of the youngest fleets in the world with 214 aircraft. Aeroflot is based in Moscow, at Sheremetyevo International Airport.

Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety, with a European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, the main globally recognized safety parameter, comparable to global peers.

The first Russian carrier to enter the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) register, renewing its registration for the seventh time in 2017, Aeroflot has successfully passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and is fully ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2004 compliant.

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