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14 December 2009

New Destinations in Austria – Salzburg and Innsbruck

AEROFLOT LAUNCHES REGULAR FLIGHTS TO SALZBURG AND INNSBRUG

December 14, 2009, Moscow. – Beginning December 26, 2009, JSC Aeroflot Russian Airlines launches the regular flights Moscow – Salzburg – Moscow and Moscow – Innsbruck – Moscow. Booking for the destinations is now open at Aeroflot’s ticketing offices and website www.aeroflot.ru.

Flights to Salzburg will be performed twice a week on Saturdays on Il-96 aircraft from Sheremetyevo Terminal С in the period through March 06. From March 13, the flights will be operated from Sheremetyevo D.
Flight SU175 departs from Moscow at 05:30, and arrives in Salzburg at 06:40. Homeward flight SU176 from Salzburg departs at 08:10 and arrives in Moscow at 13:10.
Flight SU177 departs from Moscow at 12:05 and arrives in Salzburg at 13:05. Homeward flight SU178 departs from Salzburg at 14:35 and arrives in Moscow at 19:40.

Flights to Innsbruck will be performed once a week on Saturdays on А320s from Sheremetyevo Terminal С in the period through February 20. From February 27, the flights will be operated from Sheremetyevo Terminal D.
Flight  SU157 departs from Moscow at 08:45 and arrives in Innsbruck at 10:05. Homeward flight SU158 departs form Innsbruck at 10:55, and arrives in Moscow at 16:05 (local time).

Austria is one of the tourists favourite Alpine skiing countries in Europe. Salzburg is one of the Europe’s most beautiful cities, famous for its centuries-old history. Salzburg is a classical music capital: in January, the city holds ‘Mozart Week’, in summer, opera festivals and concerts. Salzburg’s central historical area is included in the UNESKO World Heritage list.
Innsbruck is the capital of Tirol, Austria’s most interesting region for Alpine skiers. A large industrial, tourist, cultural and sporting center, Innsbruck is also a winter sports capital, where the advantages of a high-class skiing resort are combined with the elegance of one of the world’s most amazing cities.

Aeroflot’s membership in SkyTeam, a global aviation alliance, gives its passengers access to a route network covering 856 destinations in 169 countries. Convenient interlining and participation in conjoined bonus programs for Aeroflot’s frequent flyers are available on all flights operated by SkyTeam members.

AEROFLOT is based in Moscow, at the Sheremetyevo International Airport. Russia’s largest carrier, the company flew 9.3 million passengers in 2008, together with its subsidiaries, 11.6 million. Aeroflot operates its own flights to 97 destinations in 46 countries. It accounts for over 42% of Russia’s scheduled international traffic. The company strives to enhance its share of domestic traffic, which now is 13.7% (with its subsidiaries, around 20%).
Aeroflot is a member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance. Aeroflot provides its customers with an access to a route network of 856 destinations in 169 countries (more info is available on www.skyteam.com). Aeroflot operates code-sharing agreements with 29 carriers in and outside Russia.
Aeroflot operates one of Europe’s youngest air fleets that consists of 113 aircrafts; about two thirds are state-of-the-art airliners. The air fleet is regularly replenished. The company plans to receive the new generation Russian airplanes Sukhoi SuperJet-100.
Aeroflot complies with the highest international safety standards. Following the results of the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), the company was the first Russian carrier to be included in the IOSA Registry. In 2009, Aeroflot has confirmed the certificate for the third time, and successfully passed the ISAGO (IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations) procedure. In March 2008, the company’s Quality Management System was certified as complying with ISO 9001:2000. You are welcome to buy an e-ticket, obtain any info on booking and flight status, obtain a ticket for your bonus miles, read the news and find out more about Aeroflot on our website www.aeroflot.ru.

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