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28 March 2017

Aeroflot to carry surfing and diving equipment free of charge

Moscow, 27 March 2017 – Aeroflot passengers flying to and from Male, Bangkok, Phuket and Ho Chi Minh City can now transport a complete set of surfing or diving equipment weighing up to 23 kg for free.

Surfing equipment can include a surfboard, set of fins, mountings, wetsuits, hydro shoes and other accessories weighing up to a total of 5 kg. Diving equipment may include a buoyancy compensator, wetsuit, helmet, gloves, boots or fins, and additional equipment (pressure gauge, regulator, snorkelling mask, etc), again weighing up to a total of 5 kg.

This offer runs through 28 October 2017, with return flights no later than 28 November 2017 (inclusive). Free transportation of equipment is available on Aeroflot own flights (under SU code) and on flights operated by subsidiary airlines under Aeroflot's commercial management.

Passengers should pre-arrange equipment transportation via Aeroflot’s call centre on +7 (495) 223-55-55, 8 (880) 444-55-55 (free inside Russia) or at Aeroflot offices. Detailed information on the rules of equipment transportation are available on the airline’s website, www.aeroflot.com.

About Aeroflot

Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot and its partners serve 1,062 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. In 2016, Aeroflot carried 29 million passengers (43.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).

In 2016 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, and was also named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the fifth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Aeroflot operates one of the youngest fleets in the world with 190 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 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.

Find out more at www.aeroflot.com.