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Aeroflot Officially Returns to the Global Aviation Elite by Passenger Traffic

Aeroflot has achieved a key strategic milestone and has once again occupied a spot among the world’s top 20 leading airlines by passenger traffic, returning to this group for the first time in nearly thirty years.
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Aeroflot’s Annual Report Wins Top Honors in League of American Communications Professionals’ Vision Awards 2016

The interactive version of Aeroflot 2016 Annual Report has received a top marketing award – a platinum medal in the Transport and Logistics category of the international 2016 Vision Awards.
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Aeroflot signs firm contract for 20 Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft in addition to 30 already delivered

PJSC Aeroflot, VEB Leasing and JSC United Aircraft Corporation have entered into a contract for the delivery to Aeroflot of twenty Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft.
The VRT300 should commence flight tests in 2018

VRT300 UAV for ice reconnaissance

The UAV is primarily designed for ice patrols in support of safe maritime navigation in the Arctic
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Aeroflot futures contract trading launched by Moscow Exchange

Aeroflot (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) announces the launch of futures derivative contracts trading on Moscow Exchange's Derivatives Market.
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Aeroflot Wins at Airline Strategy Awards 2017

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.
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Aeroflot Partners With Alipay

Aeroflot now offers Alipay as a payment option on its website to enhance service for Chinese customers.
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Aeroflot Leads Europe-Asia Passenger Capacity Rankings for Summer 2017

Aeroflot is the #1 airline by seats flown on long-haul routes between Europe and Asia in Summer 2017.
Aeroflot intends to use the A350s in lieu of its aging A330s

Aeroflot set to double its A350-900 order

The first widebody airliner should be delivered to the carrier in late 2018
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Aeroflot announces results of AGM

Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today held its Annual General Meeting of shareholders (AGM).
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Aeroflot Takes Delivery of Two Brand-New Aircraft

Aeroflot has recently taken delivery of its two new aircraft, including an Airbus A321 and a Boeing B737.
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Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 15.9% in January - May 2017

Today, Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot — Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for May and the first five months of 2017
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Aeroflot named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for sixth time at Skytrax World Airline Awards

Aeroflot has again scooped the title of Best Airline in Eastern Europe at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, held today at the Paris International Air Show at Le Bourget.
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Aeroflot named among top 20 airlines worldwide by passenger capacity

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
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Aeroflot’s On-Board Meals Named Best in Russia and CIS

Aeroflot has won the Best On-Board Meals in Russia and CIS and Best Special Meals nominations at Business Traveller’s prestigious High Taste Awards.
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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 Officially Returns to the Global Aviation Elite by Passenger Traffic

Aeroflot Officially Returns to the Global Aviation Elite by Passenger Traffic

Aeroflot has achieved a key strategic milestone and has once again occupied a spot among the world’s top 20 leading airlines by passenger traffic, returning to this group for the first time in nearly thirty years.
Aeroflot’s Annual Report Wins Top Honors in League of American Communications Professionals’ Vision Awards 2016

Aeroflot’s Annual Report Wins Top Honors in League of American Communications Professionals’ Vision Awards 2016

The interactive version of Aeroflot 2016 Annual Report has received a top marketing award – a platinum medal in the Transport and Logistics category of the international 2016 Vision Awards.
Aeroflot signs firm contract for 20 Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft in addition to 30 already delivered

Aeroflot signs firm contract for 20 Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft in addition to 30 already delivered

PJSC Aeroflot, VEB Leasing and JSC United Aircraft Corporation have entered into a contract for the delivery to Aeroflot of twenty Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft.
VRT300 UAV for ice reconnaissance

VRT300 UAV for ice reconnaissance

The UAV is primarily designed for ice patrols in support of safe maritime navigation in the Arctic
Aeroflot futures contract trading launched by Moscow Exchange

Aeroflot futures contract trading launched by Moscow Exchange

Aeroflot (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) announces the launch of futures derivative contracts trading on Moscow Exchange's Derivatives Market.
Aeroflot Wins at Airline Strategy Awards 2017

Aeroflot Wins at Airline Strategy Awards 2017

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.
Aeroflot Partners With Alipay

Aeroflot Partners With Alipay

Aeroflot now offers Alipay as a payment option on its website to enhance service for Chinese customers.
Aeroflot Leads Europe-Asia Passenger Capacity Rankings for Summer 2017

Aeroflot Leads Europe-Asia Passenger Capacity Rankings for Summer 2017

Aeroflot is the #1 airline by seats flown on long-haul routes between Europe and Asia in Summer 2017.
Aeroflot announces results of AGM

Aeroflot announces results of AGM

Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today held its Annual General Meeting of shareholders (AGM).
Aeroflot Takes Delivery of Two Brand-New Aircraft

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of Two Brand-New Aircraft

Aeroflot has recently taken delivery of its two new aircraft, including an Airbus A321 and a Boeing B737.
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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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