30 July 2018, Moscow. — Aeroflot has taken delivery of its new A321 aircraft (VQ-BTT) equipped with aerodynamic wing-tips known as Sharklets. The aircraft is named in honour of Alexander Gomelsky, a celebrated Russian professional basketball coach.
The A321 airliner is designed in a two class composition with 16 seats in business and 170 in economy. Aeroflot operates А321 aircraft across its European and domestic routes network.
A321 airplanes satisfy the highest reliability, safety and comfort standards and are considered among the best for mid-range flights.
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Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot serves 146 destinations in 52 countries.
Aeroflot’s 241-strong fleet is the youngest of any airline worldwide that operates more than 100 aircraft. In 2017, Aeroflot carried 32.8 million passengers (50.1 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).
Aeroflot holds 4-Star Airline status from Skytrax and was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the sixth time at the 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards. Aeroflot has also been awarded a five-star global airline rating by US aviation association APEX.
Aeroflot is the world’s strongest airline brand and most powerful brand in Russia according to leading brand strategy consultancy Brand Finance.
Find out more at http://www.aeroflot.com/