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08 October 2019

Aeroflot wins at Business Traveller Awards 2019 affirming global leadership among premium airlines

8 October 2019, Moscow. — Aeroflot has won at the Business Traveller Awards for the second straight year reconfirming global leadership among premium carriers. The prestigious award in the Best Eastern European Airline category was presented by UK magazine Business Traveller at a gala-ceremony in London.

“We are pleased to receive the prestigious accolade from Business Traveller," said Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev. “Our recognition based on the opinion of discerning business travellers choosing Aeroflot has confirmed the airline’s leading positions in the premium segment of the world’s airline market. Our key competitive advantages of punctuality, optimal value-for-money and strong connectivity are instrumental in Aeroflot’s further expansion as a global player in line with our 2023 Strategy”.

The Business Traveller Awards are among the most authoritative in the industry, and have been a fixture of the business travel and hospitality annual calendar since 1988. The award programme comprises dozens of nominations to recognize the best service providers of the global travel industry. The results of the poll of the magazine’s readers are authenticated by an independent auditing company, and are widely recognised as the market’s benchmark for excellence.

Business Traveller is the leading magazine for frequent business travellers, with 14 editions worldwide. Launched in the UK in 1976, Business Traveller has become the leading magazine around the world for corporate travellers who seek out superior service whether on the road for business or pleasure.

Aeroflot has gained an array of international awards based on both passenger and expert polls. Last month, the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) extended Aeroflot’s Five Star Global Airline rating through 2020. Aeroflot was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the eighth time at this year’s Skytrax World Airline Awards. The high quality of the airline’s service is sealed with the 4-Star airline status from Skytrax. Aeroflot has been granted the highest five-star rating for punctuality from the world's leading provider of travel data and insight OAG.

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 249-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 eighth time at the 2019 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/