Aeroflot is one of the Top 10 world transport and tourist companies according to the Boston Consulting Group

24 November 2011

November 17, 2011, Moscow. – JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” is one of the leading client companies paying dividends despite current instability of the world economy. According to the rating of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) – the world leader in operating consulting and business strategy developing, Aeroflot took seventh place among top ten transport and tourist companies.

Pursuant to the research total shareholder return, volume of sales, margin performed certain growth in recent years. Market capitalization of JSC “Aeroflot” as of the end of 2010 was estimated in sum of $2.9 bln.

The authors of the research point out that it includes information mainly about consumers companies, “success of which can provide useful lessons for management improvement”. It’s the first appearance of JSC “Aeroflot” in the rating of BCG. Aeroflot is the only Russian company presented in the section “Transport and tourism”.

“Russian market implicates growth potential in many segments, - declared one of the authors of the research, partner and managing director of BCG Jeff Gell. – The companies possessed and implemented this potential are able to provide high level of dividends to its shareholders with capable management of essential volume of investments. With significant improvement of indicators considered in the rating Aeroflot appears to be an example.”

There are only two Russian companies in the global rating of BCG. 

Aeroflot - Russia’s leading air carrier, member of the global SkyTeam alliance with aconsolidated route network covering 898 destinations in 169 countries. In 2010, the Aeroflot Group carried 14.07 million passengers.

Aeroflot is the first Russian carrier to have entered the IOSA Registry, and to have regularly confirmed the certificate. Aeroflot has successfully passed the ISAGO (IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations) procedure. The company’s Quality Management System is certified for compliance with ISO 9001:2008.

Aeroflot enters the world top 25 airlines by Air Transport World magazine for financial and economic results (“operating profit” and “net profit” category) in 2009

Aeroflot operates one of Europe’s youngest air fleets that consists of 101 aircraft. Aeroflot is based in Moscow, in Sheremetyevo International Airport. Find more at



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