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Company News

27 June 2007

Terminal “SHEREMETYEVO-3” To Be Commissioned On Time

In connection with the disease of the foreign workers engaged in construction of the terminal “Sheremetyevo-3” Aeroflot assists general contractor in interaction with Russian authorities and takes measures to preserve the speed of construction; the commission is planned at the end of this year. According to information of Aeroflot there’s no threat for the workers’ lives.

At the moment the construction is under way with the help of sub-contractors and reserve opportunities. Aeroflot is sure that these measures will help to avoid any delays in construction due to the workers disease.

JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” (AFLT) is a certain leader of civil aviation in Russia, actually a national carrier. Being the largest domestic airline company it transports over 7 mln. of people annually and together with its subsidiaries – about 9 mln., i.e. 23% of the total amount of Russian air passengers.  With a fleet of 90 air crafts it flies to 93 destinations in 47 countries (302 flights a day). The company controls 51% of the Russian market of regular international flights and about 12% of domestic flights. Net profit in 2006 made 7,9 bln. rubles ($258,1 according to IFRS).

Aeroflot is one of the oldest airline companies and one of the most known commercial brands in the world. The company was founded in 1923; it is based in Moscow in the international Sheremetyevo airport. In 2006 Aeroflot became the first Russian airline company to enter the global alliance SkyTeam. Joint route network of the alliance includes 728 destinations in 149 countries that gives Aeroflot passengers boundless opportunities of choice. Bonus programs of all alliance partners extend to Aeroflot clients. More information about SkyTeam benefits is available at www.skyteam.com.

Aeroflot is the only certified operator of international operational safety audit (IOSA) in Russia.

Tickets to Aeroflot flights with on-line payment, technology of e-ticket and more detailed information about the company are available at www.aeroflot.ru.