AEROFLOT FINANCE ACQUIRES 6.3% OF AEROFLOT STOCK
February 26, 2010, Moscow – OOO Aeroflot Finance has acquired 70,041,917 shares of JSC Aeroflot, which accounts for 6.3 % of the Company’s stock.
The transaction was conducted within the framework of the decision made by Aeroflot’s Board of Directors on January 26, 2010, on the acquisition of 25.8% of JSC Aeroflot stock from NRK Group by OOO Aeroflot Finance.
AEROFLOT is Russia’s leading air carrier, member of the global SkyTeam alliance. Its consolidated route network covers 856 destinations in 169 countries. The company accounts for over 42% of Russia’s regular international traffic. In 2008, Aeroflot carried 9.3 million passengers, with its subsidiaries, 11.6 million.
Aeroflot was the first Russian carrier to enter the IOSA Registry, and has multiple times confirmed the certificate. 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 9001:2000О.
Aeroflot operates one of Europe’s youngest air fleets that consists of 118 aircraft. Aeroflot is based in Moscow, at the Sheremetyevo International Airport. Find more at www.aeroflot.ru.
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