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30 October 2017

Aeroflot to offer free transportation for ski equipment

30 October 2017, Moscow — Aeroflot will offer passengers an additional checked baggage allowance during the Winter season, allowing them to transport for free one set of ski equipment weighing up to 23 kg. The offer is valid from 1 November 2017 to 15 May 2018 inclusive.

A ski kit either constitutes a case with one pair of skis, one pair of ski poles and one pair of ski boots (which can be packed separately), or a case with one snowboard and a pair of snowboarding boots (which can be packed separately).

The extra baggage allowance for ski kit is not taken into account when paying for excess baggage, is not indicated on the ticket and is provided upon check-in, provided the aircraft has the technical capacity.

Free transport for one set of ski kit is provided on scheduled Aeroflot flights and flights offered by subsidiary airlines under Aeroflot’s commercial management. This service is not available on flights operated by third-party airlines (flight numbers SU3000-4999).

Aeroflot attaches great importance to supporting sport and promoting a healthy lifestyle. Earlier this month the company announced that it would be continuing a promotion offering free transport of surfing and diving equipment to and from destinations Malé, Bangkok, Phuket and Ho Chi Minh city.

About Aeroflot

Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot and its partners serve 1,074 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. In 2016, Aeroflot carried 29 million passengers (43.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).

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. In 2017, Aeroflot was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the sixth 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 210 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 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2004 compliant.

Find out more at http://www.aeroflot.com/