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25 August 2015

Aeroflot Holds Instameet With Popular European Instagram Bloggers

August 25, 2015, Moscow. — Aeroflot has held another instameet in the middle of August in Moscow with popular European Instagram bloggers Nathalie Geffroy (@nathparis), Nicolee Drake (@cucinadigitale), Jorg Nicht (@jn), Fedja Salihbasic (@felecool) and Ana Sampaio Barros (@anasbarros).

Aeroflot invited bloggers from France, Italy, Germany, Denmark and Austria to Moscow to take part in the «Meeting Moscow» project, which aimed to show the beauty of the Russian capital to their millions of followers.

During the «Meeting Moscow» event, Instagram users visited Red Square and the Moscow Kremlin, GUM shopping mall, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Alexander and Taynitsky Gardens, VDNKH and Lomonosov Moscow State University.

The muses of the shooting day were Aeroflot flight attendants Olga Belousova and Evgeniya Nikolaevskaya, who accompanied the Instagram team during the whole day and made a splash on Moscow streets.

«Everybody wanted to take a picture with Aeroflot flight attendants», said Jorg Nicht. «I’m very happy that I had an opportunity to be next to them. Red uniform, sincere smiles, ancient Aeroflot logo with hammer and sickle on the jacket sleeves — all these made my day.»

«I always wanted to see Red Square, to feel its atmosphere and remember the scent of this mystical place», said Nathalie Geffroy. «For me Aeroflot is the symbol of Russia as the Kremlin or MSU. Thank you for the opportunity to discover Moscow and share emotions with friends.» 

Photos of the event are available on Instagram under the hashtag #MeetingMoscow.

        

        

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About Aeroflot

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 one of the youngest fleets in the world, numbering 163 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 sixth time in 2015, Aeroflot has successfully passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and is fully ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 compliant. In 2015 Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the fourth time. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.