Hamburg, Moscow, June 10, 2016. – Aeroflot, Russia’s flag carrier and the nation’s largest airline, and Dreamlines, the leading online cruise agency in Europe, today announced a five-year partnership to provide top-level customer experience in cruise booking for Aeroflot customers and to develop new products together.
Through its local and international offices, Dreamlines offers more than 30,000 cruises from more than 60 cruise lines worldwide. Through the partnership, Aeroflot customers will enjoy direct access to these offers from Aeroflot’s website and will be able to either book directly or with the help of one of Dreamlines’ 150 specialized cruise travel agents.
Giorgio Callegari, Aeroflot’s Deputy CEO for Strategy and Alliances, said: “Aeroflot welcomes the new partnership with Dreamlines, a global online cruise booking platform and a leader in the European market. We at Aeroflot look forward to working with Dreamlines as part of our continuous effort to provide customers with a maximum array of top-quality services”.
Dreamlines Managing Director for Russia, Alexei Matouchkine, says: “We are delighted to build a promising partnership with Aeroflot, a successful global carrier with a leading position on the Russian market. It is a great opportunity to strengthen our position in Russia, where cruise holidays are becoming increasingly popular. Both our brands share the ambition to create leisure travel of high quality, and stand for top-notch service and customer experience. Dreamlines is looking forward to welcoming Aeroflot customers and satisfying them in their search for a perfect cruise holiday.”
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2015, Aeroflot carried 26.1 million passengers (39.4 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 170 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 2016 Aeroflot has been awarded an official four-star quality and service ranking from the leading independent authority on airline quality, Skytrax. In 2015 Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the fourth time and for the first time was ranked among TOP-10 airlines with Best Airline Cuisine according to Global Traveler. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.
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Dreamlines, Europe’s largest online provider of cruise holidays was founded in 2012. Today, Dreamlines employs more than 350 staff and is represented in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Russia, Brazil and Australia through its headquarters in Hamburg and further offices in Nice, Amsterdam, Moscow, São Paulo and on the Gold Coast. Dreamlines provides a choice of more than 30,000 products, from sampler cruises to world and transatlantic cruises. Customers can book their cruise holiday online or over the phone with one of more than 150 Dreamlines cruise travel agents.
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