Aeroflot Named Among TOP-10 Most Wi-Fi Connected International Airlines
January 29, 2015, Moscow. — Aeroflot joined TOP-10 international airlines that provide to its passengers Wi-Fi on board. According to the air industry data portal Routehappy.com, Aeroflot holds the 7th place in the ranking, outstripping such famous global peers as Emirates, Qatar, Japan Airlines and Turkish Airlines.
Nowadays within the program «Internet on board» Wi-Fi service is available on board 30 Aeroflot long-haul aircraft.
«Wi-Fi is one of the most sought-after innovative services passengers want to access on their flights and there has been significant investment by airlines since our last report» — Routehappy CEO Robert Albert quoted by CNN — the channel which distributed the data of this ranking.
Largely due to the use of innovation and introduction of advanced IT technologies Aeroflot managed to improve significantly the quality of service and to achieve wide international recognition. Aeroflot is an innovative company and considers IT technologies as a core issue for the quality of the product.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2014 Aeroflot carried 23.6 million passengers (34.7 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries) a record for any Russian airline. A proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot and its partners serve 1,052 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates the youngest fleet in the world among major airlines, numbering 150 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners. Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety. The Company’s European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, which is the main globally recognized safety parameter, is comparable to global peers. The first Russian carrier to enter the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) register, renewing its registration for the fifth time in 2013. Aeroflot has successfully passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and is fully ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 compliant. In 2014 Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the third time. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.