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17 November 2010

Aeroflot celebrates the 15th anniversary of the first regular flight to Khabarovsk

 

November 17, 2010, Khabarovsk. Today JSC Aeroflot Russian Airlines is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the start of regular flights to Khabarovsk.

Starting from winter 1995 Aeroflot had daily Il-62 flights to Khabarovsk. Presently there are daily Il-96 and Boeing 767 flights to Khabarovsk.

Aeroflot SU893 flight departs from Moscow at 21:40 and arrives in Khabarovsk at 12:30.

Aeroflot SU894 flight departs from Khabarovsk at 14:30 and arrives in Moscow at 15:55 (local time).

Since 2010 in the high season of May – September an additional charter flight has been introduced to fly three times a week.     

Khabarovskplays an important role in the Aeroflot national carrier strategy.  Aeroflot, the leading Russian airline, considers development of an internal route network to be a top priority and intends to take the first place in terms of the volume of domestic flights among Russian airlines. The Far Eastern region is considered by Aeroflot to be its top priority in realizing the strategy of development for the domestic air transportation market. The start of regular Aeroflot flights 15 years ago was a landmark event for the Far Eastern region thus fostering its socio-economic development. The company with a broad tariff network and high quality service entered the vast region.

During these 15 years a lot has been done to create and develop a system of agencies selling passenger and cargo flights, to improve sales results and to increase the amount of work completed. Currently the share of Aeroflot in the Khabarovsk - Moscow flights is 40%. The popularity of Aeroflot is growing steadily every year. In the economically challenging 2009 the delivery volume increased by 49.8% with the sales results going up by 70%. The increase in transportation in 2010 has reached 176% and the sales results have grown by 169%.

The airline ensures a passenger-friendly timetable for those traveling from Khabarovsk to Europe and America and in the opposite direction. Due to the fact that Aeroflot is a member of the SkyTeam global aviation alliance its passengers can fly to 898 destination points in 169 countries of the world from Khabarovsk. Convenient connecting flights and joint bonus programs for frequent passengers flying Aeroflot are valid for all the flights of the member airlines of the alliance.

For the convenience of the passengers since 2003 the new office of Aeroflot has been located right in the centre of Khabarovsk (50, Pushkina St., Khabarovsk, tel. (4212) 78-34-35)

You can plan your trip, obtain additional information and book your tickets via the phone. Call 8-800-333-55-55, round-the-clock free line of the Information and Booking Center of Aeroflot.  The number of the call center in Moscow is (495) 223-5555. You can book your Aeroflot tickets via the up-to-date IT facilities of the www.aeroflot.ru website.

 

Aeroflotis a leading air transport company in Russia as well as a member of SkyTeam, a globalairline alliance. The cumulative network of routes comprises 898 destinations in 169 countries of the world. In 2009 Aeroflot transported 8.755 ml people while the Aeroflot Group of Companies transported 11.1 ml.

Aeroflotcame first among European members of SkyTeam in the quality of its passenger service in economy class on short and medium range flights and in business class on long haul flights. The leadership of Aeroflot was established based on the SkyTeam Onboard Survey over the period of April – September 2009.

Aeroflotis one of the 25 leading world airlines in terms of financial and economic activity in 2009 (operating and net profit), according to the Air Transport World magazine.

Aeroflotwas the first Russian carrier to enter the IOSA registry and has kept up the standard ever since. The airline has been successfully audited in terms of its compliance with the ISAGO safety requirements for ground operations. The company complies with ISO 9001:2000.

Aeroflothas one of the youngest aircraft fleets in Europe comprising 103 planes. Aeroflot headquarters are in Moscow in the international airport Sheremetyevo. For more information see www.aeroflot.ru.

 

Department of public relations and liaison with governmental bodies