March 19, 2014, Moscow. — Aeroflot was named «The Best Airline in 2014» in the eleventh time according to the Star Travel.Ru Awards.
In 2013 more than 52.5 thousand users voted in 57 different nominations and Aeroflot still holds its leading positions, outgoing 12 nominated airlines.
The Star Travel.Ru Award is the first and unique customer annual award in the national travel industry. Since 2003 every year thousands of internet users through online voting process have been choosing the best of the best among airlines, airports, travel agencies, hotels, information sources.
This is already the second prestigious travel award which Aeroflot has received since the beginning of 2014. This week our airline also won «Touristic Oscar» and was named «The Best Russian airline» by Condé Nast Traveller readers. Thus Aeroflot confirms its status as one of the best and fastest growing global airline.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2013, its 90th anniversary year, Aeroflot carried 20.9 million passengers (31.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries), a record for any Russian airline. A proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance, Aeroflot and its partners serve more than 1,000 destinations in 178 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates one of the most modern and youngest fleets in Europe, numbering 150 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners with an average age of 5.6 years. Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety. The company’s European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, which is the main globally recognized safety parameter, is comparable to global peers. The first Russian carrier to enter the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) register, renewing its registration for the fifth time in 2013, Aeroflot has successfully passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and is fully ISO 9001:2008 compliant. In 2013, Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the second time. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.