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10 June 2019

Aeroflot retains leadership in Europe at the World Travel Awards 2019

 10 June 2019, Moscow. — For the second year in a row Aeroflot has won three categories at the World Travel Awards Europe: Europe’s Leading Airline Brand, Europe’s Leading Airline – Business Class and Europe’s Leading Airline to Asia.

Known unofficially as the Oscars of the tourism industry, the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony took place on 8 June in Funchal, the capital of Portugal’s Madeira archipelago, known as the Pearl of the Atlantic.

The World Travel Awards honour leading representatives of the travel, hospitality and civil aviation industries.

Throughout the year, prizes are awarded on a regional, national and global level. Winners are determined via online voting, with hundreds of thousands of professionals and millions of travellers taking part. The main criteria for evaluation are product quality and level of service. 

The World Travel Awards for Europe’s Leading Airline Brand and Europe’s Leading Airline – Business Class once again confirm the position of Russia’s flag carrier as a leading global airline in terms of quality of service and the degree of comfort afforded by its business class.

 Recognition as Europe’s Leading Airline to Asia is confirmation of Aeroflot’s long-term leadership in the highly competitive Europe-Asia transit market.

Further development of services in this market is a key priority and one of the main growth drivers for Aeroflot, Russia’s leading airline.

Aeroflot’s leading positions in a number of the world’s regions are confirmed by various international accolades and ratings, including awards received this year. Aeroflot was named the world's strongest airline brand for the third year in a row by Brand Finance, the leading independent brand valuation consultancy.

APEX awarded Aeroflot for Best Seat Comfort in Europe.

In Asia, Aeroflot was named Best China-Europe Transit Airline at the Stars Awards held in Shanghai in January 2019. On top of that, this year Aeroflot was recognised as China’s Favourite International Airline for the third consecutive year.

 About Aeroflot

Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot serves 159 destinations in 54 countries.

Aeroflot’s 254-strong fleet is the youngest of any airline worldwide that operates more than 100 aircraft. In 2018, Aeroflot carried 35.8 million passengers (55.7 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 seventh time at the 2018 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 according to leading brand strategy consultancy Brand Finance.

Find out more at http://www.aeroflot.com/