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24 April 2017

Aeroflot reminds football fans to get FAN ID for Confederations Cup

Moscow, 24 April 2017 – Aeroflot reminds passengers planning to visit Russia for this summer’s Confederations Cup to apply for their FAN ID well ahead of the tournament.

FAN ID is the official personal document and is mandatory for all spectators at matches of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017. For non-Russian citizens, FAN ID gives the right to enter the country without having to apply for a visa for a period ten days either side of the tournament.

FAN ID can be obtained for free following the purchase of match tickets by completing an on-line registration form at www.fan-id.ru Together, FAN ID and a match ticket guarantee spectators easy and swift access to the stadium. More details can be found on the FAN ID website.

The Confederations Cup is a traditional curtain-raiser held the year before each FIFA World Cup. This year’s event runs from 17 June to 2 July in four Russian cities: Moscow, Kazan, St Petersburg and Sochi.

Aeroflot boasts a long-established tradition of fostering sporting activities and will provide full support for the Confederations Cup by offering fans from all countries reliable travel options and high-quality service before, during and after the tournament.

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 191 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.