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Aeroflot Enhances Fleet With Airbus A320 Aircraft

Aeroflot has taken delivery of new Airbus A320 aircraft equipped with aerodynamic wing-tips known as Sharklets.
The Russian government has privatization plans for state-run Aeroflot

Aeroflot sells 4.8% of shares to undisclosed party

The carrier's publicly traded stock thus grew to reach 45.8%
Aeroflot receives another Airbus narowbody

Aeroflot A320 fleet reaches 70 units

The latest delivery was arranged via a Sino-Lithuanian lessor
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Aeroflot wins prestigious TOBY award for Melkisarovo facility

Aeroflot has won a TOBY award for real-estate management in the Corporate Facility nomination.
Aeroflot now reportedly has 69 A320s in its fleet

Aeroflot receives new Airbus narrowbody

This is the seventh A320 family aircraft ordered from a joint venture between AviaAM Leasing and HNCA
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Aeroflot celebrates 50 years of flying to Turkey

Aeroflot is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its flights to Turkey.
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Aeroflot holds second High Flyers contest to develop new business class menu

Aeroflot has held its second High Flyers all-Russian culinary competition for young chefs.
Aeroflot received its previous two of the type in August

Aeroflot adds two new Boeing 737-800s

The carrier's -800 fleet has thus reached 30 aircraft
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Aeroflot Takes Delivery of Two New Boeing B737s

Aeroflot has recently taken delivery of its two new Boeing B737-800 aircraft.
Aeroflot is planning to receive 28 A350-900s

First A350 deliveries to Aeroflot postponed until 2019

The carrier's IFRS report says it will begin receiving the first aircraft in 2019, not in 2018
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Aeroflot Deputy CEO Giorgio Callegari awarded Italy’s highest civil honour

Aeroflot’s Deputy CEO for Strategy and Alliances, Giorgio Callegari, has been made a Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic at a ceremony at the Italian Embassy in Moscow.
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Aeroflot announces results of Board of Directors meeting

PJSC Aeroflot (MOEX ticker: AFLT) announces the results of the meeting of the Board of Directors held on August 31, 2017.
Aeroflot Group reported a growth in revenue thanks to new additions to its total fleet

Aeroflot Group blames fuel prices for poor EBITDA

The group's fuel expenses spiked 25.5% in the first half of 2017
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AEROFLOT ANNOUNCES 6M 2017 IFRS FINANCIAL RESULTS

Aeroflot Group (“the Group”, Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today publishes its condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the six months ended 30 June 2017, in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.
Aeroflot Group is not disclosing the delivery schedule

Aeroflot Group to acquire six new Boeing 777s

Russia's largest carrier Aeroflot currently has 16 777-300ERs in its fleet
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Insights

MAKS: Gearing up for MC-21 series production

MAKS: Gearing up for MC-21 series production

Aviastar-SP will shortly begin producing shipsets for the first MC-21 pre-production batch
INSIGHT: Will Russia’s upgraded aircraft fleet lead to price wars?

INSIGHT: Will Russia’s upgraded aircraft fleet lead to price wars?

Russian airlines started to expand their fleets as the passenger demand grows.
INSIGHT: New fortunes, same old pitfalls for Russian airlines

INSIGHT: New fortunes, same old pitfalls for Russian airlines

A surprising recovery in Russian air transport revenue growth could also be the beginning of a new soap bubble.
INSIGHT: Lessors knocked back by Russia’s risky aircraft business

INSIGHT: Lessors knocked back by Russia’s risky aircraft business

Russian leasing companies finds ways to re-market the fleet of the collapsed second largest customer Transaero Airlines.
INSIGHT: Overhaul for Russia’s aircraft maintenance industry

INSIGHT: Overhaul for Russia’s aircraft maintenance industry

Tumbling ruble and cheap labor costs motivates Russian providers to localize more maintenance services
INSIGHT: Challenging market afflicts Russian air transport

INSIGHT: Challenging market afflicts Russian air transport

The industry continues to suffer virtually no growth in all areas.
Russian airlines' cumulative traffic declined 8.7% in eight months

Russian airlines' cumulative traffic declined 8.7% in eight months

Nevertheless, major Russian carriers continue to increase their traffic and market share
Russia’s majors improve financial results

Russia’s majors improve financial results

Aeroflot shares broke the maximum since 2008 backed by strong H1 report
INSIGHT: Russian air transport faces crisis once again

INSIGHT: Russian air transport faces crisis once again

An in-depth analysis on how the current economic recession is reshaping the Russian air transport market that is starting to resemble the Soviet times
INSIGHT: Why Russian carriers curtail business-class

INSIGHT: Why Russian carriers curtail business-class

The ongoing economic downturn is taking its toll on the airlines' most profitable segment

Press-releases

Aeroflot Enhances Fleet With Airbus A320 Aircraft

Aeroflot Enhances Fleet With Airbus A320 Aircraft

Aeroflot has taken delivery of new Airbus A320 aircraft equipped with aerodynamic wing-tips known as Sharklets.
Aeroflot wins prestigious TOBY award for Melkisarovo facility

Aeroflot wins prestigious TOBY award for Melkisarovo facility

Aeroflot has won a TOBY award for real-estate management in the Corporate Facility nomination.
Aeroflot celebrates 50 years of flying to Turkey

Aeroflot celebrates 50 years of flying to Turkey

Aeroflot is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its flights to Turkey.
Aeroflot holds second High Flyers contest to develop new business class menu

Aeroflot holds second High Flyers contest to develop new business class menu

Aeroflot has held its second High Flyers all-Russian culinary competition for young chefs.
Aeroflot Takes Delivery of Two New Boeing B737s

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of Two New Boeing B737s

Aeroflot has recently taken delivery of its two new Boeing B737-800 aircraft.
Aeroflot Deputy CEO Giorgio Callegari awarded Italy’s highest civil honour

Aeroflot Deputy CEO Giorgio Callegari awarded Italy’s highest civil honour

Aeroflot’s Deputy CEO for Strategy and Alliances, Giorgio Callegari, has been made a Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic at a ceremony at the Italian Embassy in Moscow.
Aeroflot announces results of Board of Directors meeting

Aeroflot announces results of Board of Directors meeting

PJSC Aeroflot (MOEX ticker: AFLT) announces the results of the meeting of the Board of Directors held on August 31, 2017.
AEROFLOT ANNOUNCES 6M 2017 IFRS FINANCIAL RESULTS

AEROFLOT ANNOUNCES 6M 2017 IFRS FINANCIAL RESULTS

Aeroflot Group (“the Group”, Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today publishes its condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the six months ended 30 June 2017, in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.
Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 20.3% In July 2017

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 20.3% In July 2017

Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for July and the first seven months of 2017
Aeroflot Enhances Fleet with Boeing B737-800

Aeroflot Enhances Fleet with Boeing B737-800

Aeroflot has taken delivery of another brand-new aircraft Boeing B737-800 in another leg of continuous fleet enhancement.
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Company profile

Founded in 1923, Aeroflot is Russia’s oldest and largest airline – and over 93 years has become a global icon for the nation.

Based at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, it operates services to 131 destinations in 50 countries, including 45 destinations within Russia, as per its current summer schedule (March 27 through October 29, 2016).

Aeroflot’s modern fleet, which is now among the world’s youngest, consists of 188 aircraft, including the latest Airbus A320 family of airliners, as well as Airbus A330s, Boeing 737s, Boeing 777s, and Sukhoi Superjet 100s. In 2007, Aeroflot signed a contract for the purchase of 22 state-of-the-art Airbus A350s.

Last year, Aeroflot carried 26.1 million passengers (up 10.6% year-on-year), flying 74.1 billion passenger-kilometres (up 10.4%). The average load factor reached 79.3% (+1.1 p.p.). A total of 39.4 million passengers (up 4.7%) were carried by the Aeroflot Group, which includes subsidiary airlines Rossiya, Aurora and low-fare operator Pobeda.

Aeroflot belongs to a number of select air transport organizations. It became the first Russian airline to join the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in 1989 and, in April 2006, became a full member of SkyTeam, the world’s second largest airline alliance which, through its vast combined network, offers services to 1,057 destinations in 179 countries. Aeroflot also operates code-sharing agreements with 28 Russian and international airlines. Since 2011, Aeroflot has been a member of SkyTeam Cargo.

The Russian government holds a 51% stake in Aeroflot. The remaining 49% belongs to legal entities and individuals. Vitaly Saveliev has been Aeroflot’s Director General and CEO since April 10, 2009.

According to the 2015 IFRS consolidated financial results, Aeroflot Group’s revenue reached 415.2 billion rubles, up 29.8% year-on-year. The EBITDA margin was up 9.6 p.p. year-on-year to 24.8%; the EBITDA margin was up 6.3 p.p. year-on-year to 14.1%. The group’s operating profit more than tripled year-on-year to 44.1 billion rubles.

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