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30 August 2016

Aeroflot reduces rates for Internet usage, introduces time-based bundles

Moscow, August 30, 2016. - Aeroflot will reduce the cost of internet access on board and moved to time-based bundles from 1 September, in response to customer demand for more convenient and affordable in-flight internet services.

Thirty-six Aeroflot wide-body aircraft currently offer wi-fi Internet access, and are currently having new software installed to facilitate the introduction of the new rates. Time-based packages are more flexible and clearer, and passengers will be able to create a permanent account, which will add convenience for frequent users

Aeroflot is also reducing the cost of the service twofold, and introducing a Promo rate (initially only on certain routes) that includes 5 MB of traffic free of charge for five minutes.

Following installation of the new software, new rates for data access will be as follows:

Rate

Time

Traffic included (MB)

Price

Promo

5 minutes

5 МВ

Free of charge

Small

15 minutes

10 МВ

$5

Medium

1 hour

30 МВ

$15

Large

3 hours

100 МВ

$40

Infinite

Whole duration of the flight

150 МВ

$50

 

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 182 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners. Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety, with a European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, the main globally recognized safety parameter, 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 became the first Russian airline to be awarded Four Star Airline status by Skytrax in recognition of the high-quality of its customer service, and was also named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the fifth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards. In 2015 Global Traveler named Aeroflot one of the 10 best airlines worldwide for on-board cuisine. Find out more at www.aeroflot.com