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07 May 2007

Aeroflot Starts Regular Flights To Surgut

On May 18, 2007 Aeroflot starts regular passenger flights on the route Moscow – Surgut – Moscow.

The flights will be implemented on the air craft TU-154M on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Departure from Moscow SU877 at 13:05, arrival to Surgut at 18:10.

Departure from Surgut SU878 on Monday at 19:20, arrival to Moscow at 21:00, departure from Surgut on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 19:20, arrival to Moscow at 20:45, departure from Surgut on Friday at 20:00, arrival to Moscow at 21:55.

Moreover, on the night of Thursday/Friday there will be a flight SU879/880.

Departure from Moscow SU879 on Thursday at 20:35, arrival to Surgut on Friday at 1:50, departure from Surgut SU880 on Friday at 6:50, arrival to Moscow at 8:05 (local time).

Main aim of this route opening is establishment of connection between Surgut and the centre of the country as well as international Aeroflot destinations from Sheremetyevo airport with respect to growing demands for air carriages of the regional population.

The new route will give an additional opportunity to the residents of Surgut to travel on 89 Aeroflot routes and 728 destinations of the Sky Team allied companies, whose participant is Aeroflot. The flight from Surgut provides to passengers access to a wide alliance network in 149 countries in the world, a possibility of convenient connections in world airports and participation in premium programs for often flying passengers of Sky Team air companies.

Travel planning, details and reservation are available by phones: 8-800-333-55-55 – 24-hour free number of Aeroflot Information and Reservation Centre. Call centre in Moscow (495) 223-5555. Tickets are sold through agency network in Surgut: for tickets buy and issue please call (3462)458-350.

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.

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.