06 May 2013


May 06, 2013, Moscow.– JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” summed up traffic and capacity statistics for March and first quarter of 2013.

In March 2013passenger traffic increased by 22.8% against the same period in 2012 and totaled 1,573.2 ths passengers. International passenger traffic rose by 27.7% (+211.0 ths passengers) reaching 972.0 ths passengers. The number of passengers served on domestic lines was 601.2 ths which is 15.6% more (+81.3 ths passengers) compared to the result of March 2012.

Seat load factor in March 2013 rose by 4.6 p.p. compared to March 2012 and reached 79.8%.

Revenue load factor amounted to 65.5% which is 1.6 p.p. higher than the result of March 2012.

Passenger turnover of the company went up by 27.3% against the same period in 2012 and reached 4,728.1 mln passenger-kilometers. International passenger turnover totaled 3,425.6 mln passenger-kilometers which is 31.8% more compared to the same period of 2012. The domestic passenger turnover increased by 16.7% against March 2012 and amounted to 1,302.5 mln passenger-kilometers.

The results for the first quarter of 2013 show that the number of carried passengers increased by 20.1% (+724.0 ths passengers) to become 4,323.5 ths passengers. The seat load factor totaled 77.0%, exceeding the result of the corresponding period of 2012 by 3.3 p.p. Passenger turnover of Aeroflot was 13,020.3 mln passenger-kilometers, which represents 22.6% (+2,403.3 mln pkm) increase compared with the results of the first quarter of 2012.

The information indicated above refers to JSC “Aeroflot” standalone and does not include the results of the subsidiary airlines.



Aeroflot is Russia’s leading air carrier, member of the global SkyTeam alliance. Its consolidated route network covers 1000 destinations in 187 countries. In 2012 Aeroflot carried over 17 million passengers.



In 2011 SkyTrax put Aeroflot into the top 3 of the ‘most dynamically developing airlines of the world’ and honoured Aeroflot with a prestigious international SkyTrax World Airline Award as ‘the best airline in Eastern Europe’.

Aeroflot was the first Russian carrier to enter the IOSA Registry, and has been consistently re-attested. 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.

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