October 11, 2010, Moscow. According to FlightStats, JSC Aeroflot Russian Airlines is the most punctual Russian carrier.
According to statistics compiled over a two-month period of 2010, Aeroflot tops the list of the most punctual Russian airlines.
FlightStats monitors over 150 000 flights globally and delivers real-time information. The platform allows to record the smallest flight delays of less than 15 minutes.
According to FlightStats Analytics, JSC Aeroflot Russian Airlines over the period from August 1 to September 30, 2010 conducted 80% of flights without delays with 77% for Transaero Airlines and 75% for S7.
According to Vitali Saveliev, chief executive officer of Aeroflot Airlines Company, passengers look for punctuality in an airline above many other things in their choice of a carrier and that is why it is one of the priorities for Aeroflot.
Aeroflot is a leading air transport company in Russia as well as a member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance. The cumulative network of routes comprises 898 destinations in 169 countries of the world. In 2009 Aeroflot transported 8.755 ml people while the Aeroflot Group of Companies transported 11.1 ml.
Aeroflot came first among European members of SkyTeam in the quality of its passenger service in economy class on short and medium range flights and in business class on long haul flights. The leadership of Aeroflot was established based on the SkyTeam Onboard Survey over the period of April – September 2009.
Aeroflot is one of the 25 leading world airlines in terms of financial and economic activity in 2009 (operating and net profit), according to the Air Transport World magazine.
Aeroflot was the first Russian carrier to enter the IOSA registry and has kept up the standard ever since. The airline has been successfully audited in terms of its compliance with the ISAGO safety requirements for ground operations. The company complies with ISO 9001:2000.
Aeroflot has one of the youngest aircraft fleets in Europe comprising 100 planes. Aeroflot headquarters are in Moscow in the international airport Sheremetyevo. For more information see www.aeroflot.ru.
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