MOSCOW, 2012-12-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has successfully recertified Aeroflot for technical maintenance of airplanes made by Airbus and Boeing till August 2014.
The first EASA certificate was received by the air company in 1996 and since that time Aeroflot has been consistently re-attested by EASA safety auditors, demonstrating the highest professional skills of the carrier’s technical ground team.
Established in 1923 with a headquarters in Moscow, Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship airline and the largest national air company. Proudly being a member of SkyTeam global airline alliance, Aeroflot with its partnering members provides service to 1000 destinations in 187 countries. Aeroflot operates one of the most modern and youngest fleets in Europe counting 127 aircraft formed by Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners with an average airplane age of 5 years. In 2011 Aeroflot carried more than 14.2 million passengers, showing the best result in modern Russia’s history. In the same year Aeroflot was honored with a prestigious international SkyTrax World Airline Award as ‘The best airline in Eastern Europe’.