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Company News

21 June 2005

Privilege tickets for excellent students

Aeroflot provides gold and silver medalists of secondary schools from back lands of Russia who decide to enter Moscow higher schools this year with privileges from June 22 to August 15.

Students from all cities of Russian Federation who finished schools with medal in 2005 can get 50 per cent discount for economy class air tickets.

They need to come to Aeroflot representative office in their city and reserve the ticket; they must have a passport and school-leaving certificate.

According to Aeroflot-Russian Airlines Director General Valery Okulov, this action reflects the airline company’s and its stockholders’ strife to participate in social projects aimed at development of scientific and staff potential of the country.

Aeroflot makes privilege transportation of medalists for the fifth time. During this time more than 200 excellent students took advantage of Aeroflot privilege tickets. Most of them study in higher schools of the capital today.

Aeroflot–Russian Airlines (RTS: AFLT) is the largest Russian Company. The state owns 51 per cent of its stocks. It was established in 1923. It controls 11 per cent of home and 39 per cent of international market of air carriages of Russia. Net income amounted to 6 330.143 million rubles (219 million USD) in 2004. According to its financial indicators it is in the list of 25 top airline companies of the world (according to ATW). In 2004 Aeroflot transported 6.862 million passengers. There are 90 airliners in its fleet. Its headquarter is located in Moscow in Sheremetyevo Airport. It is going to build its own terminal Sheremetyevo–3 by 2007. Apply for detailed information about the airline company on its web–sites www.aeroflot.ru, www.aeroflotbonus.ru.

Public Relations Department