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30 October 2015

Aeroflot Launches Extensive Employment Programme For Transaero Employees

Moscow, 30 October 2015. Aeroflot has developed and set underway a large-scale program to provide employment for Transaero employees at Aeroflot Group.

Aeroflot has carried out a thorough analysis of the Group’s capacity to provide employment for certain categories of worker. Based on the results of this analysis Aeroflot Group stands ready to take on up to 6,060 former Transaero employees. 

The necessary changes have been made to Aeroflot’s staffing list and more than 2,000 vacancies opened to provide employment for Transaero employees. As of today various units of PJSC Aeroflot are interviewing 976 candidates including 140 flight staff, 604 cabin crew, 61 flight safety experts and 125 back-office staff.

Rossiya Airlines, an Aeroflot Group company, stands ready to employ more than 3,000 Transaero employees at a newly created subsidiary in Moscow.

The Moscow subsidiary of JSC Rossiya Airlines was registered by Interregional Inspectorate No. 15 of the Federal Tax Service in St Petersburg on 30 October 2015. As of 30 October 585 people had been recommended for employment at this subsidiary.

In total Aeroflot plans to employ:

— Around 700 pilots;

— Around 1,000 engineering and technical personnel;

— Around 2,800 flight attendants;

— Around 1,200 ground service crew;

— Around 300 back-office and managerial staff.

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 1,057 destinations in 179 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates one of the youngest fleets in the world, numbering 164 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.