Aeroflot and Aurora Airlines to fly Russian athletes participating in PyeongChang 2018 Olympics

Moscow, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot and its Far Eastern regional subsidiary Aurora Airlines will carry Russian athletes participating in the XXIII Winter Olympic Games held from 9 to 25 February 2018 in South Korea. Yesterday the first Russian athletes flew on a regular scheduled Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Seoul. Athletes currently training… Read the full press release

Aeroflot earns World’s Leading Airline Brand 2017 prize at the World Travel Awards

Moscow, 2017-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has taken the prestigious World’s Leading Airline Brand 2017 prize at the World Travel Awards, the first time the nomination has been awarded. Known as the Oscars of the tourism industry, the World Travel Awards are given every year to leading tour firms, hotels and airlines. Country-level… Read the full press release

Aeroflot again voted best Russian airline in the annual survey organised by National Geographic Traveler Awards

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has once again been named best Russian airline in the annual on-line survey organised by National Geographic Traveler Awards among Russian readers of the magazine. The Awards ceremony took place on 30 November in Moscow. As in previous years, voting was conducted via the www.nat-geo.ru website from 22 May… Read the full press release

OAG: Aeroflot came out on top among the world’s traditional air carriers in terms of capacity growth

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot came out on top among the world’s traditional air carriers in terms of capacity growth. At the same time, the airline strengthened its position among the world’s Top-20 airlines for seat capacity, rising from 20th to 19th place, according to data from the British ratings agency OAG…. Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces code-sharing agreement with SkyTeam alliance partner China Southern Airlines

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has expanded its code-sharing agreement with SkyTeam alliance partner China Southern Airlines, opening up new destinations in Australia and New Zealand for its passengers on routes via Guangzhou. Aeroflot will put its SU code on China Southern flights between Guangzhou and Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland. The Chinese… Read the full press release

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… Read the full press release

Aeroflot won two key categories at the World Travel Awards 2017 in St. Petersburg

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has won two key categories at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2017: Europe’s Leading Airline Brand and Europe’s Leading Airline – Business Class. The awards took place on Saturday in the Marble Hall of the Russian Museum of Ethnography in St. Petersburg. “We are proud that… Read the full press release

Aeroflot: High Flyers culinary competition winners develop new business- and comfort-class menus

MOSCOW, 2017-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (28 August 2017), Aeroflot and the Russian Restaurant Festival have held the first High Flyers culinary competition to develop a menu for the airline’s business- and comfort-class menus. Held at the Chefshows by Novikov culinary school, the contest was a pilot project – part of Aeroflot’s future bigger one aimed at discovering new… Read the full press release

Aeroflot marks 50 years of service to Zurich

Moscow, 2017-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (31 July 2017) marks 50 years of Aeroflot flights to Zurich. The first regular flight between Moscow and Zurich was made on 31 July 1967 on a Tu-104 aircraft captained by Petr Gonchar, assisted by first officer Oleg Khalmuradov. Today, Aeroflot operates 14 flights between Moscow and Zurich… Read the full press release

Aeroflot wins the Sector Leadership nomination at the 2017 Airline Strategy Awards

Moscow, 2017-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has won the Sector Leadership nomination at the 2017 Airline Strategy Awards, once again underscoring the Russian flag carrier’s prominent position in the global airline market. The prestigious recognition was awarded by Flight Airline Business magazine at a gala ceremony at the Honourable Society of the Middle… Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces lump-sum signing bonuses for flight-crew employees

Moscow, Russia, 2017-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot’s management has taken the decision to introduce new financial incentives for flight-crew employees in the form of lump-sum signing bonuses. The Management Board will implement one-time payments for those joining PJSC Aeroflot in the amount of RUB 650,000 for captains and RUB 350,000 for first officers. These… Read the full press release

OAG Names Aeroflot as One of the World’s 20 Largest Airlines by Passenger Capacity

Moscow, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been named as one of the world’s 20 largest airlines in terms of passenger capacity by OAG, a leading global provider of digital flight information. This represents a strategic breakthrough for Aeroflot, which is targeting a position among the global elite by improving its key indicators,… Read the full press release

Aeroflot becomes first Russian airline to introduce electronic customs declarations

Moscow, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot, in partnership with the Russian Federal Customs Service (FCS), has become the first Russian airline to fully introduce an automaticised information system to provide advance information about aircraft and goods transported on international flights. The system eliminates the need for hard copies when preparing an aircraft’s General… Read the full press release

Aeroflot honored with the TADVISER IT-PRIZE 2017 in the Mobile App of the Year nomination

Moscow, 2017-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has received the prestigious TADVISER IT-PRIZE 2017 in the Mobile App of the Year nomination. The awards ceremony for companies with the most advanced IT integrations was held on May 31st at the TAdviser SummIT forum in Moscow, which brought together clients and providers of leading edge IT services. The… Read the full press release

Aeroflot adds Russian cuisine on its onboard menu

Moscow, 2017-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The new Russian menu will be available on Aeroflot flights beginning 1 June 2017. The decision to introduce this special onboard menu took into account the popularity of Russian cuisine around the world, with special emphasis on its wide variety of flavours. Passengers can order the special menu… Read the full press release

Aeroflot starts regular flights between Moscow and Belgorod from June 1, 2017

Moscow, 2017-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot will launch regular flights between Moscow and Belgorod starting from June 1, 2017. Flights will be operated twice daily on comfortable modern Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft as follows: Flight SU 1370 leaves Moscow at 10:45 and arrives in Belgorod at 12:10. Return flight SU 1371 leaves Belgorod at… Read the full press release

Aeroflot successfully passes the IATA Operational Safety Audit to comply with IOSA standards

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has for the seventh time successfully passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit to comply with IOSA standards. The IOSA certificate and IOSA-registered operator status have been extended through October 2019. Auditors from Aviation Quality Services GmbH (AQS) conducted an extensive five-day audit of Aeroflot’s operations. The audit… Read the full press release

Aeroflot names its new A321 aircraft after a celebrated Russian film director and screenwriter Eldar Ryazanov

Aeroflot names its new A321 aircraft after a celebrated Russian film director and screenwriter Eldar Ryazanov   Moscow, 2017-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has taken delivery of its new A321 aircraft equipped with aerodynamic wing-tips known as Sharklets. The aircraft is named in honour of Eldar Ryazanov, a celebrated Russian film director and screenwriter. The… Read the full press release

Brand Finance named Aeroflot the strongest brand in Russia

Moscow, 2017-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been named the strongest brand in Russia by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent branded business valuation and strategy consultancy, which earlier this year named Aeroflot the world’s strongest airline brand. Both awards were presented to Vitaly Saveliev, CEO of Aeroflot, at a ceremony in London… Read the full press release

China Names Aeroflot Favorite International Airline

Moscow, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been recognised as the Favourite International Airline in China at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2017, held on 11 April in Shanghai. These prestigious awards, now in their fifth year, recognise outstanding participants in China’s tourism market, including airlines which hold Skytrax Five Star Airline status. Qatar… Read the full press release

Aeroflot again honored with Randstad Award as Russia’s best employer in the transport industry

Moscow, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has once again won the prestigious Randstad Award as the best employer in the transport industry in Russia. Russia’s most attractive employers are awarded every year based on the results of the world’s biggest employer branding survey. In 2017, 26 countries took part in the project. The… Read the full press release

Aeroflot introduces its first English-language in-flight magazine

Moscow, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has launched its first English-language in-flight magazine to cater for its ever-growing numbers of international passengers. As well as offering entertainment, the magazine will also help inform travellers about Russia, particularly those who are visiting the country for the first time. Each issue of Aeroflot magazine will… Read the full press release

Aeroflot further expands fleet with two more B737-800 aircrafts

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (03 April 2017) Aeroflot took delivery of two more B737-800 aircraft in another step of its fleet expansion. One Boeing 737-800 VP-BMD is named in honor of Igor Stravinsky, the great Russian composer, pianist and conductor, one of the most influential figures in the 20th century music. The other Boeing 737-800… Read the full press release

Aeroflot opens ticket sales for flights between Moscow and Lisbon

MOSCOW, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot today started selling tickets for flights between Moscow and Lisbon, which launch on 15 July. Flight SU 2606 from Moscow to Lisbon will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, departing Moscow at 19:50 and arriving in Lisbon at 23:20 (all times local). The return flight SU 2607 will… Read the full press release

Brand Finance names Aeroflot as the strongest airline brand globally in 2017

Moscow, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been named the strongest airline brand globally in 2017 by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent branded business valuation and strategy consultancy. Brand strength is based on observing the brand’s current performance, accessing the relevant beliefs, associations and attitudes in the minds of consumers, and estimating… Read the full press release

Aeroflot voted second world’s best airline by National Geographic Traveller readers

MOSCOW, Russia, 2016-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been voted second-best airline globally and undisputed leader of the Russian market by Russian readers of National Geographic Traveller, one of the world’s most popular travel magazines. Aeroflot ranked second behind only Emirates – named world’s best airline at this year’s World Airline Awards and like… Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces free extra baggage piece to carry one set of ski equipment from 1 November, 2016

Moscow, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

Russian flagship carrier Aeroflot brings Apple Pay to its customers

Moscow, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot, Russian flagship carrier, today (06 October 2016) brings its customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. Aeroflot website payment page will feature Apple Pay as a new way to pay for the airline’s services…. Read the full press release

Aeroflot launches new on-board menu for business class passengers on flights to Asia

MOSCOW, 2016-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot today introduced a new on-board menu for business class passengers on flights to Asia. The new Asian menu includes dishes from Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai and Vietnamese national cuisine, and is offered on flights of more than six hours to Asia. Menus vary depending on route, and… Read the full press release

Aeroflot names its new A320 aircraft after prominent Russian physicist Abram Ioffe

MOSCOW, RUSSIA, 2016-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has taken delivery of its new A320 aircraft fitted with state-of-the-art aerodynamic wing-tips known as Sharklets. The aircraft has been named in honour of Abram Ioffe, a prominent Russian physicist. A320 aircraft is delivered to Aeroflot directly from the manufacturer. The new A320 is equipped with CFM56 engines and can accommodate 158 passengers in a spacious… Read the full press release