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31 March 2006

In May 2006 Aeroflot Will Organize For The Veterans The Campaign Named «The Places Of Battle Honor»

To commemorate thew 61-st anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War Aeroflot aviation company announces traditional campaign "On the Places of Battle Honor" to be held from May 4 through May 20.

Within the 6-th year Aeroflot grants to the veterans of the Great Patriotic War, former prisoners of fascism, Leningrad blockade survivors, invalids of  War the charge free flights via Aeroflot regular routes to any destination in Russia and Eastern Europe (Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine, Croatia, Czechia). Excluded are the flight made by Aeroflot  under "code-sharing" agreements with other carriers.

In 2006 the campaign will be applicable to the veterans and participants of the Great Patriotic War, invalids of War - citizens of Russian Federation with permanent residence on the territory of Russia, and to the former young prisoners of concentration camps, ghetto and other places of detention established by fascists and their allies during the Second World War. "The Places of Battle Honor" campaign will also be applicable to the veterans, invalids and participants of the War living in CIS and Baltic countries of former USSR, and being the citizens of these countries. They will be granted with 50% discount from current rates.

Traditional Aeroflot campaign in commemoration of the Victory is the tribute to the feat of the nation of our country in the Great Patriotic War this year will be held the 6-th time.

In 2005 more than 3.5 thousand of veterans of the Great Patriotic War, former prisoners of fascism, Leningrad blockade survivors, invalids of  War (five thousand in 2004) used this chance provided by Aeroflot to get for no charge to the cities of Russian Federation and Eastern European, Baltic and CIS countries, everywhere where Aeroflot flights are available.

Within the five years within the framework of the Victory Day dedicated action more than 20 thousand people used Aeroflot's charge free tickets. The Company keeps receiving multiple words of appreciation from veterans committees and other public organizations and in turn expresses appreciation to the citizens, state and public organizations who supported this undertaking.

Conditions of Campaign:

Processing of transportation within the frameworks of the frameworks of the campaign will be held between April 20-th and May 20-th 2006. Tickets are valid within one month.

In compliance with traditional rules of "On the Places of Battle Honor" participants of the action shall be all permanent residents of Russia and the above listed countries who are considered as the participants of the Great Patriotic War in compliance with the Federal Law "About Veterans". Absolutely charge free trip is also available for those permanent residents of Russian Federation who are the former young prisoners of concentration camps, ghetto and other places of detention established by fascists and their allies during the Second World War. All these citizens will be provided with one economic class ticket free of tariff rate but with payable duties and taxes incurred for processing of air carriage in accordance with current regulations excluding fuel fee of Aeroflot.

The travel may be processed in one direction to the destination point inside of Russian Federation, or two way including transit through Moscow.

Within the frameworks of the action "On the Places of Battle Honor" veterans and invalids of the Great Patriotic War may be accompanied by one person to flight the same flights and on the same dates.

Accompanying person departing together with the GPW invalid of 1-st or 2-nd group, citizen of RF, is granted with 50% discount from any applicable tariff of economic class (except advertising "Sale" tariffs). Persons accompanying other groups of the action participants shall be granted with 10% discount from any applicable tariff of economic class (except advertising "Sale" tariffs). Ticket for the accompanying persons shall be booked only in the offices of Aeroflot in the cities of RF, CIS and Baltic countries where the aviation company own flights are available, and in Moscow in central ticketing offices of Aeroflot at the addresses: Ul. Kuznetskiy Most, 3, Ul.Pyatnitskaya, 37 and Ul. Yeniseiskaya, 19.

For more information please call 24-hour multi channel (495) 753-55-55, or Aeroflot representative and sales centers.

JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” (РТС: AFLT) – the biggest Russian aviation company controlling about 11% of domestic and 39% of international transportation markets of Russia. The State owns 51% of the company’s shares. Founded in 1923. Net profit of the company for 2005 is 3,05 billion Rubles. Enters the list of 25 biggest world aviation companies in terms of financial criteria (ATW version). In 2005 Aeroflot served 6,707 million of passengers. Aircraft fleet is 83 vehicles. Based in Moscow, Sheremetyevo Airport. Planning to build its own terminal “Sheremetyevo-3” in 2007. More details about the company are available at: www.aeroflot.ru, www.aeroflot.ru/cms/afl_bonus