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09 October 2015

Aeroflot assigns long-haul airplane for Biblio Globus clients

9 October 2015, Moscow. – Aeroflot, tour operator Biblio Globus and Transaero have reached agreement on transportation of Transaero passengers through 15 December.

Aeroflot has today made available a long-range Boeing 777 from the fleet of its Orenair subsidiary to the tour operator in fulfilment of obligations between Biblio Globus and Transaero to carry tourists through 15 December. The decision was taken due to Transaero’s inability to operate its own planes on the tour operator’s routes and the cancellation by Transaero of all charter flights after 25 October.

Biblio Globus thanks the management of Aeroflot and Transaero for its assistance in resolving the challenge of carrying Transaero passengers. The airplane will be made available for two months, from 15 October to 15 December.

“Aeroflot has shown itself to be a genuine partner, providing a helping hand in a very challenging situation for us,” said Alexander Tugolukov, Managing Director of Biblio Globus. “Thanks to Aeroflot we will continue to be able to provide our clients with a high level of service, high-tech solutions and the best tourism offer at affordable prices.”

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.