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Company News

30 August 2006

Aeroflot Has Opened a New Office In Yekaterinburg

Today the JSC "Aeroflot - Russian Airlines" has opened the new office in Yekaterinburg located at ul. Belinskogo, 41.

To make it more convenient for the passengers, the new office is located in the roomy operational hall equipped with the ticketing windows. The interior is decorated in the Aeroflot corporate style.

The Aeroflot considers the Ural region as the priority one in implementing of the company's strategy aimed at development of domestic conveyances. Aeroflot offers four daily flights to Yekaterinburg on A319, Tupolev-154 and Tupolev-134 planes. And the passengers seats occupancy indicator for these flights is 76.0% in average.

The company provides convenient fight schedule for those passengers traveling from the capital of Ural region to the destinations in Europe and backwards. In addition to that, Aeroflot's membership in the SkyTeam global aviation alliance provides Yekaterinburg passengers with the access to the alliance' flight networks covering 728 destinations in 149 countries all over the world.

Convenient easy connections and unified with Aeroflot frequent flyer bonus programs are effective on all flights of Air France, CSA, KLM, Delta, AeroMexico, Alitalia, Korean Air, NWA, Continental Airlines. Safety standards and service quality of Aeroflot fit the highest international standards - in May 2006 the company became the first and still the only Russian aviation company certified as of the international operational safety standard IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit - IOSA). Basing on operation indexes of the Company in 2005 the authoritative international organization SkyTrax has recognized Aeroflot as the best aviation company in the "Onboard Service Improvement Excellence" nomination.

Historical reference: Aeroflot has launched regular flights from Moscow to Yekaterinburg on May 18, 1998 carried out on Tupolev-154M plane with four weekly flights periodicity. In August 200 Aeroflot has established the regional representative office in Ural region, covering the cities of Yekaterinburg, Ufa, Perm, Chelyabinsk. Within the last eight years company's planes cruising on the line "Moscow-Yekaterinburg- Moscow" have delivered 890 000 passengers, 6 500 tones of cargo loads, 70 tones of mail. The average passengers seat occupancy index on this line is 76,0%. More than 850 veterans from Yekaterinburg have enjoyed Aeroflot's charge free tickets within the framework of campaign organized to serve the Great Patriotic War veterans.

To plan your own trip, get more information, book tickets, please call 8-800-333-55-55 round the clock toll free phone of Aeroflot Information and Reservation Center. Moscow call-center phone number is (495) 223-5555, in Yekaterinburg, please, call or fax 8 (343) 356-55-70, 356-55-71

OAO "Aeroflot - Russian Airlines". Based in Moscow, Sheremetyevo Airport. Founded in 1923. The biggest Russian aviation company controlling about 11% of domestic and 39% of international transportation markets of Russia. Member of global aviation alliance Sky Team, elected by the readers of Global Traveler magazine as the "Best aviation alliance". In 2005 Aeroflot delivered 6,8 million of passengers in 89 cities of 47 countries. Having a fleet of 88 vehicles Aeroflot performs 302 flights a day. Net profit of the company in 2005 was 6.032 billion Rubles. More details about the company are available at: www.aeroflot.ru and www.skyteam.com