20 November 2015, Moscow. — Aeroflot is pleased to have been voted Best Airline in Eastern Europe and to have been ranked among TOP-10 airlines with Best Airline Cuisine by readers of Global Traveler magazine, a leading information source for business and luxury travellers.
More than 22,000 people took part in voting from January to August 2015. The Global Traveler readership comprises frequent flyers in business and luxury class who travel the world for business and pleasure. This year marked the 12th running of the awards, which were first held in 2004.
Aeroflot’s constant attention to comfort, service improvement and innovation has established it firmly among Europe’s leading airlines. In recent years, the premium offering of Russia’s flag carrier has been recognised by numerous authoritative international rankings.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2014, Aeroflot carried 23.6 million passengers (34.7 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 1,057 destinations in 179 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates one of the youngest fleets in the world, numbering 165 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners. 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 sixth time in 2015, Aeroflot has successfully passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and is fully ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 compliant. In 2015 Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the fourth time. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.