March 25, 2016, Moscow. — Aeroflot has taken delivery of a new factory-direct Boeing 777-300ER. The aircraft has been named in honour of Russian writer, poet and dramatist, Ivan Turgenev.
The new B777-300ER aircraft is configured with Business Class, Economy Class and Comfort Class cabins. Passengers flying Comfort Class enjoy a premium-class service at highly competitive prices, with features including additional legroom and baggage allowance, an upgraded menu and more Aeroflot Bonus miles, and a warm Russian welcome and award-winning in-flight service from Aeroflot’s stylish English-speaking crew.
The new aircraft comes with Boeing’s spacious Signature Interior, which includes large overhead compartments and has deservedly proven popular with passengers. It is also equipped with Boeing’s Airplane Health Management system.
Photographs of the new B777-300ER I. Turgenev aircraft for media publication are available on our website:
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2015, Aeroflot carried 26.1 million passengers (39.4 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 171 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 and for the first time was ranked among TOP-10 airlines with Best Airline Cuisine according to Global Traveler. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.