26th August 2010, Moscow. – JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” has summarized its results for July and for seven months of 2010.
Aeroflot’s results for July and for seven months of 2010 exceed the results of the Russia’s air transportation sector published by Rosaviatsiya. The passenger traffic in the industry increased by 28.3% in July and by 35.2% over the seven months.
In July 2010, Aeroflot’s passenger traffic increased by 40.3% with respect to the similar period of 2009 and amounted to 3 bln 672.7 mln passenger-kilometers. The number of passengers uplifted by the Company increased by 32.9% and amounted to 1 mln 183.8 thousand passengers. Passenger uplifts increased by 37.5% (+204.7 thousand passengers) on international flights and by 25.5% (+88.1 thousand passengers) on domestic flights. The occupation of passenger seats in July amounted to 84.4%, which exceeded the previous-year level by 6.9%. The percentage of commercial traffic was 67.0%, that is, by 5.9% more than the previous year’s indicator.
Aeroflot’s results in terms of passenger traffic growth for July exceeded the industry average results by 12.0%.
Over the seven months of 2010, Aeroflot’s passenger traffic has been 19 bln 302.6 mln passenger-kilometers, i.e., by 38.3% more than in the similar period in 2009. The number of passengers uplifted by the Company has increased by 32.5%, i.e., to 6 mln 285.5 thousand passengers. The occupation of passenger seats has also increased to 76.6%, which exceeds the previous-year level by 10.9%. The percentage of commercial traffic was 62.6%, that is, by 10.3% more than in the previous year.
Aeroflot’s results in terms of passenger traffic growth for the seven months exceed the industry average results by 3.1%.
AEROFLOT, a leader of Russia’s air fleet, is a member of SkyTeam, the global airline alliance. Aeroflot’s overall flight network comprises 898 locations in 169 countries. In 2009, 8.755 mln passengers used Aeroflot’s services and 11.1 mln used the services offered by the Aeroflot group.
Aeroflot was the winner in the contest between European members of SkyTeam in serving economy-class passengers in short- and medium-range flights and business-class passengers in long-range flights. “Onboard Survey,” the marketing survey conducted by SkyTeam from April to September 2009, confirmed Aeroflot’s leading positions.
Aeroflot belongs to 25 leading airlines of the world according to Air Transport World journal, based on the results of its financial and economic activities in 2009 (“operating profit” and “profit margin” categories).
Aeroflot was the first Russian carrier to be included in the IOSA operator registry and it continues to confirm the certificate in a regular way. The airline has successfully passed the Safety audit for ground operations (ISAGO). Aeroflot is a holder of the unified certificate of compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2000.
Aeroflot operates one of the youngest air fleets in Europe that consists of 105 aircraft. Aeroflot’s hub is Sheremetyevo international airport in Moscow. For more details please visit www.aeroflot.ru.
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