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Company News

16 October 2007

Bottom Line in the AEROFLOT’S Operation in September and throughout the Nine Months of the Present Year

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

In September 2007 the Company flew 750,8 thousands of passengers (with 7.2 thousands of the voyage charter passengers), performed 2.266 billions of passenger kilometers. The passenger load factor in September was 74,3%, the cargo load factor positioned 59,1%.

Compared to 2006 statistics, the volume of operation in September increased По in passenger flights 101,9% (+14,1 thousands of passengers), passenger turnover 101,7% (+37,7 million passenger kilometers). The traffic handling capacity on international lines increased by 2,8% (+13,5 thousand passengers), on domestic lines by 02% (+0,6 thousand passengers).

For nine months of 2007 Aeroflot has transported 6.216 millions of passengers, that constituted a 12, 4% growth (+686,6 thousand passengers) relative to the 2006 traffic handling capacity.

Endurance hours, relative to 2006, have increased by 4,8% (+1119 hours). Общий налет Total endurance hours in owned and involved aircrafts maintained its performances на of + 18 hours.

“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 seven million people a year, together with associated companies – about nine million, 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 SkyTeam global alliance in 2006. Joint route net comprises 728 destination 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. Information on the advantages from becoming part of SkyTeam- www.skyteam.com

Aeroflot isa single certified operator on terms of the international aviation safety operation standard IOSA.

At www.aeroflot.ru tickets to Aeroflot flights may be bought by on-line paying electronic tickets technology and learn more on Aeroflot company.