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22 July 2016

Aeroflot IFE interface wins at International Design Awards

Moscow, 22 July 2016 – Aeroflot’s in-flight entertainment (IFE) system interface has been awarded the silver medal for Interface Design at the ninth International Design Awards in Los Angeles.

The Russian Graphical User Interface used on premier IFE video entertainment devices, was developed by Aerogroup, Aeroflot’s partner and content provider.

Based on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4”, the devices are offered to business class passengers on narrow body aircraft, and have received excellent reviews thanks to their remarkable usability and the wide range of options.

Aeroflot’s IFE offers more than a thousand entertainment options, including a diverse range of musical programmes and the best modern and classic cinema.

On-board entertainment is a key element in Aeroflot’s customer offering and another example of how Russia’s flag carrier is embedding digital technologies across its operations to improve service quality for passengers.

Aeroflot has won numerous international awards for its service, and holds the prestigious Four Star Airline status from Skytrax, the global standard for airline and airport service quality.

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 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 2016 Aeroflot has been awarded an official four-star quality and service ranking from the leading independent authority on airline quality, Skytrax and was named as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the fifth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards. In 2015 Aeroflot for the first time was ranked among TOP-10 airlines with Best Airline Cuisine according to Global Traveler. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.