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Company News

20 April 2005

Aeroflot carries passengers of Kaliningradavia

Today, on April 20, 2005, Aeroflot-Russian Airlines is to carry passengers of Kaliningradavia Airline Company who bought tickets for today by charter flight Su1753. Tu-154 plane will leave Sheremetyevo-1 Airport at 16.20 (Moscow time) on the route Moscow-Kaliningrad.

Aeroflot plane (Su1754 flight) is to depart from Kaliningrad to Moscow at 19.40 (Moscow time) and to carry passengers who bought tickets of Kaliningrad Airline Company for April 20.

Decision on transporting passengers of Kaliningradavia Airline Company by Aeroflot flight was made since flights by Kaliningradavia Airline Company planes were prohibited from April 20, 2005, because of breaking safety rules found out by Federal Transport Control Department.

From April 21, 2005, Aeroflot will make four daily flights on the route Moscow-Kaliningrad-Moscow by Tu-154 planes.

From May 1, 2005, the airline company is going to introduce the fifth daily flight by Tu-154 plane.

In 2004 for the year when “The Air Bridge Kaliningrad-Moscow” worked Aeroflot carried more than 280 000 passengers.

In summer flight capacity achieves 100% in this direction; an average indicator is 83%.

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 is expected to be 5 171.50 million rubles (9181.95 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