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Aeroflot is not planning to cut back on the allowed cabin baggage volumes; it is merely enforcing the current maximum size and weight requirements

Aeroflot to strictly enforce hand baggage regulations

The aim is to improve passenger experience and bring additional safety to the cabin
Aeroflot says the results were positively influenced by the exchange rate

Aeroflot's net profit grows nearly 22% in 2017

The airline managed to stay in the black despite negative half-year results
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Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 15.4% in 2017

Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for December and twelve months of 2017
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Aeroflot gains Level 3 NDC certification from IATA

Aeroflot has received Level 3 status under the New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme developed by IATA, the global airline association.
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Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 15.9% In 11M 2017

Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for November and eleven months of 2017
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Aeroflot enhances fleet with a new Boeing 737-800

Aeroflot has taken delivery of a brand new Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
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Aeroflot holds final public council meeting of 2017

Today Aeroflot’s Public Council held its final meeting of 2017
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Aeroflot Announces Results of Board of Directors’ Meeting

PJSC Aeroflot (MOEX: AFLT) announces the results adopted at the final Board of Directors’ Meeting of 2017 held on 21 December in the form of absentee voting.
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AEROFLOT BECOMES FIRST RUSSIAN AIRLINE TO TRACK BAGS ALONG THEIR ENTIRE JOURNEY

Aeroflot has become the first airline in Russia to provide real-time location information for all the baggage it handles, choosing  SITA, the global IT provider, to deliver an end-to-end baggage tracking solution using its BagJourney system.
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Aeroflot Deputy CEO wins Best Corporate Lawyer of 2017 award

Aeroflot’s Deputy CEO for Legal and Property Matters Vladimir Alexandrov has won the Reformer of the Year nomination at the prestigious Best Corporate Lawyer of 2017 awards, presented by the Russian Corporate Counsel Association (RCCA) for active involvement in pro-business regulatory reforms.
Aeroflot Group also includes Rossiya Airlines, Pobeda Airlines, and Aurora Airlines

Aeroflot Group passenger numbers up 16.3%

Since the start of the year, Aeroflot’s fleet has increased by 25 aircraft
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Aeroflot named world’s leading airline brand

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.
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Aeroflot announces results of Board of Directors meeting

PJSC Aeroflot (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) announces the results of the Board of Directors meeting held on 6 December 2017. The meeting was chaired by Mikhail Poluboyarinov.
Aeroflot gets three narrowbodies at once

Aeroflot puts three new aircraft into operation

The carrier just addesd two A320s and one Boeing 737-800 to its fleet
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Aeroflot enhances fleet with two new Boeing 737-800s

Aeroflot has taken delivery of two Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
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Insights

Aeroflot Group carried a record 50 million passengers in 2017

Aeroflot Group carried a record 50 million passengers in 2017

The consolidation is bearing its fruit
Aeroflot orders 50 Russian-built MC-21s

Aeroflot orders 50 Russian-built MC-21s

At least the first 25 of the batch will come with foreign-made engines
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

Press-releases

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 15.4% in 2017

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 15.4% in 2017

Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for December and twelve months of 2017
Aeroflot gains Level 3 NDC certification from IATA

Aeroflot gains Level 3 NDC certification from IATA

Aeroflot has received Level 3 status under the New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme developed by IATA, the global airline association.
Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 15.9% In 11M 2017

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 15.9% In 11M 2017

Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group (“the Group”) and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (“the Company”) for November and eleven months of 2017
Aeroflot enhances fleet with a new Boeing 737-800

Aeroflot enhances fleet with a new Boeing 737-800

Aeroflot has taken delivery of a brand new Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Aeroflot holds final public council meeting of 2017

Aeroflot holds final public council meeting of 2017

Today Aeroflot’s Public Council held its final meeting of 2017
Aeroflot Announces Results of Board of Directors’ Meeting

Aeroflot Announces Results of Board of Directors’ Meeting

PJSC Aeroflot (MOEX: AFLT) announces the results adopted at the final Board of Directors’ Meeting of 2017 held on 21 December in the form of absentee voting.
AEROFLOT BECOMES FIRST RUSSIAN AIRLINE TO TRACK BAGS ALONG THEIR ENTIRE JOURNEY

AEROFLOT BECOMES FIRST RUSSIAN AIRLINE TO TRACK BAGS ALONG THEIR ENTIRE JOURNEY

Aeroflot has become the first airline in Russia to provide real-time location information for all the baggage it handles, choosing  SITA, the global IT provider, to deliver an end-to-end baggage tracking solution using its BagJourney system.
Aeroflot Deputy CEO wins Best Corporate Lawyer of 2017 award

Aeroflot Deputy CEO wins Best Corporate Lawyer of 2017 award

Aeroflot’s Deputy CEO for Legal and Property Matters Vladimir Alexandrov has won the Reformer of the Year nomination at the prestigious Best Corporate Lawyer of 2017 awards, presented by the Russian Corporate Counsel Association (RCCA) for active involvement in pro-business regulatory reforms.
Aeroflot named world’s leading airline brand

Aeroflot named world’s leading airline brand

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.
Aeroflot announces results of Board of Directors meeting

Aeroflot announces results of Board of Directors meeting

PJSC Aeroflot (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) announces the results of the Board of Directors meeting held on 6 December 2017. The meeting was chaired by Mikhail Poluboyarinov.
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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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