Starting from March 25, 2007, JSC “Aeroflot - Russian Airlines” transfers to summer schedule, which will function until October 27 of the current year. Aeroflot introduces a number of new destinations, increases flying intensity, promotes cooperation with foreign partners.
Using its own net and possibilities of the partners Aeroflot will fly to 47 countries including 6 CIS countries (Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan). Own flight destinations will include 93 points, among them 59 abroad (37 destinations in Europe, 5 – in America, 2 – in Africa, 5 – in Near and Middle East). Domestic flights to 26 destinations in Russia embrace the most popular cities – Anapa, Astrakhan’, Barnaul, Vladivostok, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Kaliningrad, Kemerovo, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Magadan, Min. Vodi, Nizhnevartovsk, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Perm, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski, Samara, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Tumen’, Ufa, Khabarovsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Tchelyabinsk. Flight net to the CIS countries includes 8 destinations: Baku, Bishkek, Dnepropetrovsk, Yerevan, Kiev, Simferopol, Tashkent, and Tbilisi.
Flying frequency was increased in the new schedule that additionally contributes to passengers’ convenience. To Düsseldorf from 17 to 21 flights a week, Madrid – from 7 to 11 flights, Hanover – from 3 to 7 flights, Milan – from 11 to 14 flights, Seoul – from 4 to 6 flights, Irkutsk – from 10 to 21 flights, Anapa – from 7 to 14 flights, Krasnoyarsk – from 3 to 14 flights, Mineral’niye Vodi – from 7 to 14 flights, Kaliningrad – from 17 to 27 flights, Baku – from 11 to 14 flights.
To satisfy tourists’ demand Aeroflot introduces a new flight to the south of Spain: Moscow – Malaga – Moscow. The flights will be executed by А320 four times a week.
Flights to 32 foreign destinations will be carried out as joint operation flights in accordance with code sharing agreements with foreign airline partners.
Moscow-Khabarovsk-Moscow route and Moscow – Kazan’ – Moscow will be operated in accordance with the joint flight agreement with the Russian companies “Dalavia” and “Tatarstan”.
Aeroflot entry in the international alliance “SkyTeam” allows passengers to use its worldwide destination network and convenient connections of its airlines-partners.
Summer schedule flights will be provided by 80 “Aeroflot” aircrafts. Till end of 2007 Aeroflot is planning to purchase seven А319/320/321 from Airbus that will also be operated during the summer schedule.
JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” is based in Moscow, Russia, at the Sheremetyevo Airport. The company was established in 1923. It is the largest air carrier with 39% of international and 11% of domestic carriages in Russia. Aeroflot is a member of the global alliance Sky Team, recognized “The Best Air Alliance” by the readers of Global Traveler Magazine in 2005 and 2006. In 2006 it carried 7,3 mln. passengers to 89 cities of 47 countries. Net profit in 2006 should make 6, 9763 bln. rubles. Aeroflot has 302 flights a day and its fleet makes 90 aircrafts. More information is available at www.aeroflot.aero and