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28 March 2016

Aeroflot Group low cost carrier Pobeda turns to summer schedule

28 March 2016, Moscow. — On March 27, 2016 Pobeda starts its summer schedule valid until October 29, 2016.

This summer Pobeda plans to fly to 60 destinations, including regular flights to Cyprus. Starting from April 30, 2016 carrier launches daily flights to Larnaca, starting from May 29, 2016 — two flights per week to Paphos. All international destinations that Pobeda was performing during its winter schedule will remain this summer: Bergamo, Bratislava, Cologne and Memmingen.

In accordance with best practices among world low-cost carriers Pobeda chooses the closest airports to the popular cities in order to offer to its passengers attractive and affordable prices. That’s why Pobeda has organized Fly&Bus service. Fly&Bus is a special shuttle service to transport passengers from the airport to the city center: from Memmingen to Munich, from Bergamo to Milan, from Bratislava to Vienna.

Pobeda’s international route network consists of 10 destinations in Austria, Germany, Italy, Slovakia, Switzerland and Cyprus. All international flights are operated from Moscow Vnukovo airport with convenient connections for regional flights.

Pobeda’s international network is actively developing nowadays, but the main focus is on the Russian domestic destinations. One of the most crucial goals for the low cost carrier is to increase the mobility of the Russian citizens in the country’s regions. That’s why in its summer schedule Pobeda has presented a unique programme of flights from different Russian cities to Anapa and Sochi. Passengers could het to these cities from Astrakhan, Belgorod, Volgograd, Voronezh, Vladikavkaz, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Kirov, Magnitogorsk, Moscow, Naberezhnye Chelny, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm, Samara, Tyumen, Ufa, Cheboksary, Chelyabinsk, Yaroslavl.

From Moscow Vnukovo airport Pobeda offers 22 flights to the Russian cities, from St. Petersburg — 3, from Makhachkala — 2, from Yekaterinburg — 1.

Pobeda is a part of Aeroflot Group and operates according to a classic low-cost carrier model. Pobeda operates new modern Boeing B737-800 Next Generation (NG) fleet. The average age of Pobeda aircraft’s is around one year. The unique low-cost model gives an opportunity to passengers to control the total cost of the flight and select only necessary services. The minimum fare (999 RUB inclusive fees and taxes) includes a flight on a chosen route, baggage up to 10 kg and the cabin baggage — personal belongings (handbag, case, etc.). A complete list of personal items allowed for free carriage in the cabin is regulated by Federal Aviation Regulations.

Pobeda is one of the youngest airlines in Russia and already is among TOP-5 largest national carriers. In 2015 Pobeda has transported more than 3 mln. passengers. Such kind of growth confirms the highest demand for low-cost airlines in Russia.

About Aeroflot

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 170 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.

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About Pobeda

Pobeda, part of Aeroflot Group, operates on a classic low-cost carrier (LCC) model. The airline aims to increase Russians’ social mobility and boost transport connections to the country’s regions. Tickets can be bought through the airline’s website, www.pobeda.aero, or through the call centre. By 2018 the company expects to operate a fleet of about 40 aircraft and carry 10 million passengers a year, making it one of Russia’s five largest airlines. The company’s route network will encompass 45 domestic and international destinations.

Media enquiries

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