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16 June 2017

Self-service check-in kiosks for Aeroflot passengers installed at Venice Airport

16th June 2017, Moscow. – Eight self-service check-in kiosks are now available for the convenience of Aeroflot passengers flying from Venice Marco Polo Airport. The easy-to-use kiosks are located near the airport’s standard check-in desks, minimising the walking distance for passengers who also need to check baggage. This is the first time that the service has been made available to Aeroflot passengers in Italy. The self-service check-in kiosks are the most up to date models and have not been used in other airports service by Aeroflot flights.

Passengers flying from Venice Marco Polo who wish to use self-service check-in on Aeroflot flights can do so in the following ways:

•        By placing an identity document, such as a passport, in the kiosk’s reader;

•        Using a credit card;

•        Manually entering their booking code and surname.

Marco Polo’s reconstructed terminal will open on 17 June as part of the airport’s ongoing renovation. This will make the terminal even more spacious, offering passengers increased comfort.

Venice Marco Polo Airport is one of Italy’s largest airports. It is situated in the Tessera area of Venice’s north-east suburbs and bears the name of the famous Venetian explorer, Marco Polo, who is considered the European discoverer of China.

The city of Venice, one of Italy’s most significant cultural centres, takes up both the mainland and 118 islands of the Venetian lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. Thanks to its beautiful architecture and numerous historical monuments, the city is very popular among Russian tourists.

 About Aeroflot

Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot and its partners serve 1,062 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. In 2016, Aeroflot carried 29 million passengers (43.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).

In 2016, Aeroflot became the first Russian airline to be awarded Four Star Airline status by Skytrax in recognition of the high-quality of its customer service, and was also named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the fifth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

In 2017, Aeroflot was named the most powerful brand in Russia and the world’s strongest airline brand by leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance. Aeroflot was also named Best Major Airline in Europe by TripAdvisor travellers and  recognised as the Favourite International Airline in China at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2017.

Aeroflot operates one of the youngest fleets in the world with 197 aircraft. Aeroflot is based in Moscow, at Sheremetyevo International Airport.

Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety, with a European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, the main globally recognized safety parameter, comparable to global peers.

The first Russian carrier to enter the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) register, renewing its registration for the seventh time in 2017, Aeroflot has successfully passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and is fully ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 compliant.

Find out more at www.aeroflot.com.