June 08, 2015, Moscow. — Aeroflot has been recognized as the Company of the Year in the Transport category by the National Award. The solemn ceremony was held on June 4 in the President Hotel.
The Russian leading airline gets this prestigious and one of the most coveted business awards in Russia for the seventh time and triumphs in the Transport category for the third year running.
The annual National Award «Company of the Year» notes the most significant achievements in the business area. The expert council traditionally consists of influential economists, businessmen, politicians and public figures who determine the winners according to the rankings provided by analytical portal Anews.com. Among the winners are the brightest and the most significant industries representatives who have shown impressive results in 2014.
In 2014 Aeroflot has set a new record in passenger traffic in the history of modern Russian civil aviation by transporting 23.6 million passengers (34.7 million passengers within Aeroflot Group). Aeroflot’s initiatives in the modernization of the Russian civil aviation legislation made it possible to launch the classic low-cost carrier, operating today under the name Pobeda.
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 1,052 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates the youngest fleet in the World (among the major airlines), numbering 160 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 2014 Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the third time. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.
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