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Company News

21 November 2007

Bottom Line in the AEROFLOT’S Operation in October and throughout the Ten Months of 2007

Open Joint Stock Company «Аeroflot – Russian airlines» shut the books on the operation in October and the ten months of 2007.

In October, 2007 the Company flew 688,9 thousands of passengers (with 1,6 thousands of the voyage charter passengers), performed 2.97 billions of passenger kilometers. The passenger load factor in October was 69,6%, the cargo load factor positioned 56,3%.

Compared to 2006 statistics, the volume of operation in October increased in every parameter: in passenger flights 107,2% (+46.3 thousands of passengers), passenger turnover 105,9% (+116.8 million passenger kilometers). The traffic handling capacity on international lines increased by 5% (+21,4 thousands of passengers), on domestic lines by 11,8% (+24,9 thousands of passengers).

For the ten months of 2007 Aeroflot has transported 6.905 millions of passengers. The passenger load factor in October was 71.4, the cargo load factor -56, 3%.

Endurance hours, relative to 2006, have increased by 10,6% (+22635 hours). Per unit fuel consumption meets the required mark.

Aeroflot-Russian Airlines” (AFLT)-the undisputed leader in the civil aviation in Russia, the national carrier. Being the largest airline company on the territory of the country, transports over 7 million people a year, together with associated companies – about 9million, that makes 23% of the Russian air transport passengers. Possessing a park of 81 aircraft, the group arranges its own flights in 93 directions in 47 countries (302 flights, in total). It controls 51% of the Russian market of international flights, almost 12% of domestic flights. Net profit in 2006 was 7.9 billions of rubles. (Consolidated profit for Aeroflot group constituted 258.1 million USD by IFRS).

Aeroflot presents as one of the oldest airlines companies and is one of the most famous brands in the world.

The Company was founded in 1923 with headquarters in Moscow in the Sheremetyevo International Airport. Aeroflot was the first airlines company in Russia to join the SkyTeam global alliance in 2006. Joint route net comprises 728 destinations in 149 countries, and it gives Aeroflot’s client the infinite choice opportunity. The bonus system is available to the customers from all the alliance partners of Aeroflot. The information on the advantages from becoming part of SkyTeam - www.skyteam.com

Aeroflot was the first certified operator in terms of the international aviation safety operation standard IOSA in Russia.

At www.aeroflot.ru tickets to Aeroflot flights may be bought by on-line paying electronic tickets technology and more on Aeroflot, in general is provided.