Moscow, 13 November 2015. — In connection with the Federal Air Transportation Agency’s decision to ban all flights to the Arab Republic of Egypt, effective 6 November 2015 Aeroflot is carrying passengers in one direction only: from Egypt to the Russian Federation. Aeroflot plans a staged reduction in its service from Egypt to Moscow; effective 1 December 2015 the airline will temporarily discontinue all service through the end of the Winter Schedule (27 March 2016).
Effective 14 November 2015 the following flights will be cancelled:
SU 5901 Hurghada to Domodedovo airport
SU 5903 Sharm El-Sheikh to Domodedovo airport
Passengers booked on these flights will be carried on flights SU 5911 and SU 5913, which arrive at Sheremetyevo airport.
SU 5911 Hurghada to Sheremetyevo airport will operate on November 17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 28 and 29. Effective 30 November the flight will be cancelled and Aeroflot Group will temporarily cease service to/from Hurghada.
SU 5913 Sharm El-Sheikh to Sheremetyevo airport will operate on November 18, 21, 22, 24, 27 and 30. Effective 1 December the flight will be cancelled and Aeroflot Group will temporarily cease service to/from Sharm El-Sheikh.
Aeroflot Group airline OrenAir is the operator of the above-mentioned flights, under the commercial management of Aeroflot.
Effective 18 November 2015 Aeroflot — Russian Airlines service to/from Cairo will be discontinued.
Aeroflot recommends that passengers currently in Egypt who hold tickets for travel to Russia after the dates service will be discontinued contact their airline to move up their departure dates for the earlier flights aboard Aeroflot Group flights. Other passengers holding tickets should cancel their trip and redeem tickets for a full refund.
Tickets can be cancelled or dates moved up without the payment of any fees or service charges. Funds will be returned without penalty at the location the ticket was purchased.
Flights booked online are eligible for refunds at any Aeroflot representative office in Russia or abroad. Flights purchased in an Aeroflot sales office in Russia can be refunded at any Aeroflot sales office across the country.
Additional information is available 24 hours a day by calling Aeroflot’s customer service centre at 8-800-444-5555.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2014, Aeroflot carried 23.6 million passengers (34.7 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries), a record for any Russian airline. A proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance, Aeroflot and its partners serve 1,057 destinations in 179 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates one of the youngest fleets in the world, numbering 165 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners. Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety. The company’s European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, which is the main globally recognized safety parameter, is 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. In 2015 Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the fourth time. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.