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05 September 2006

Aeroflot Initiates Regular Flights to Hannover

Today, on September 05, 2006, "Aeroflot - Russian Airlines" initiated regular flights on the route Moscow - Hannover - Moscow. Hannover has become the seventh city in Germany to be connected with Moscow by Aeroflot flights. At the moment, the airline performs flights to Berlin, Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Munich, Frankfurt and Hann.

Flight SU-129/130 will be carried out three times per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday by TU-154M plane with the seating capacity for 14 business-class passengers and 117 economy-class passengers. It is planned to include into the flight summer schedule of 2007 Airbus A320 airlines, increasing the flight frequency up to seven flights per week.

Departure from Sheremetyevo-2 at 09:35 a.m., arrival at Hannover at 10:50 a.m. Departure from Hannover at 12:40 p.m., arrival at Sheremetyevo-2 at 05:45 p.m. (local time).

Germany is traditionally the largest European market within the Aeroflot route network. Approximately 700 thousand passengers are carried to Germany annually by Aeroflot flights.

Opening of the regular flight to Hannover confirms the Aeroflot strategy to increase the number of regular flights on European routes and to win the leading positions in the market of transit transportation between Europe and Asia.

To obtain additional information, book and buy tickets please visit Aeroflot Internet site www.aeroflot.ru or dial 8-800-333-55-55, around the clock toll free number of Aeroflot Information and Reservation Center. Moscow call-center number is: (495) 223-5555.

"Aeroflot - Russian Airlines", OJSC is based in Moscow, Russia, Sheremetyevo Airport. The company was founded in 1923. It is the largest carrier on the international and domestic lines, which accounts for 39% of international and 11% of domestic air transportation market in Russia. Aeroflot is the member of Sky Team global airline alliance, which has been acknowledged the world's best airline alliance by the readers of Global Traveler Magazine. In 2005 the airline carried 6.8 million passengers to 89 cities of 47 countries around the world. The net profit of the company in 2005 amounted to 6.032 billion RUR. Aeroflot makes 302 daily flights served by the fleet consisting of 85 aircrafts. You can learn more about Aeroflot on the Web at: www.aeroflot.ru, www.aeroflotbonus.ru and www.skyteam.com.