December 7, 2010, Moscow. Aeroflot has been pronounced one of the 50 "dream employers for young specialists" according to the "Aktsiya. Kariera" newspaper.
The companies were rated according to the results of the survey carried out among students, graduates and young specialists with a job experience of less than 2 years; all in all 2525 people took part in the survey.
What differs this rating from other ones is that respondents were not offered any previously compiled list of companies. They were supposed to come up with the name of the company they would like to work for themselves. To understand how the respondents made decisions the pollsters asked the interviewed to list their evaluation criteria, to single out the most promising industry for moving up the carrier ladder, to state their entry level salary aspirations as well as to indicate whether they were willing to work within their field of training. According to the rating data analysis, the main reasons why students and young specialists have chosen Aeroflot is the chance to get promoted, the scale of salaries and job security.
Apart from Aeroflot, which ranks 43th in the survey, the list of “dream employers” does not include any other Russian or foreign airlines. Of all the giants of the transportation industry only Russian Railways featured in the rating.
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 Sheremetyevo International Airport. For more information see www.aeroflot.ru.
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