October 29, 2010, Moscow. JSC Aeroflot Russian Airlines assessed its performance in September and the 9 months of 2010.
In September 2010 the passenger turnover of Aeroflot grew by 34.0% against the respective period of 2009 and reached 3 319 300 000 passengers per km. The number of passengers traveling Aeroflot increased by 28.6% to 1 071 900 passengers. Passenger transportation load on international flights increased by 36.8% (+183 700 passengers) and made up 682 300 passengers. Aeroflot carried 389 600 passengers on domestic flights with a 16.2% increase (+54 400 passengers) compared to the respective period of 2009. Passenger seat occupancy rate in September was 80.7% which was 3.2 percentage points higher than in the previous year. The payload percentage was 65.4% which was 3.0 percentage points higher than the previous year.
Over the 9 months of 2010 the passenger turnover of Aeroflot constituted 26 251 400 000 passengers per km which was 36.6% higher than in the respective period in 2009. The number of passengers traveling Aeroflot increased by 31.3% and made up 8 532 800 passengers. Passenger seat occupancy rate also increased up to 78.0% which was 9.0 percentage points higher than the previous year. The payload was 63.4% which was 8.5 percentage points higher than the previous year.
Aeroflot is a leading air transport company in Russia as well as a member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance. The cumulative network of routes comprises 898 destinations in 169 countries of the world. In 2009 Aeroflot transported 8.755 ml people while the Aeroflot Group of Companies transported 11.1 ml.
Aeroflot came first among European members of SkyTeam in the quality of its passenger service in economy class on short and medium range flights and in business class on long haul flights. The leadership of Aeroflot was established based on the SkyTeam Onboard Survey over the period of April – September 2009.
Aeroflot is one of the 25 leading world airlines in terms of financial and economic activity in 2009 (operating and net profit), according to the Air Transport World magazine.
Aeroflot was the first Russian carrier to enter the IOSA registry and has kept up the standard ever since. The airline has been successfully audited in terms of its compliance with the ISAGO safety requirements for ground operations. The company complies with ISO 9001:2000.
Aeroflot has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in Europe comprising 100 planes. Aeroflot headquarters are in Moscow in the international airport Sheremetyevo. For more information see www.aeroflot.ru.
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