December 29, 2012 MOSCOW
On December 29, 2012 Aeroflot took delivery of A320 airplane made by Airbus. The aircraft is named in honor of Igor F. Tamm, an outstanding Russian theoretical physicist awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1958.
Now the Aeroflot fleet counts 80 A319/320/321 aircraft with the average airplane age of 4.8 years.
All Airbus aircraft are received by Aeroflot directly from Airbus manufacturing plants. The airplanes are designed in two class composition and can carry 116 (A319), 140 (A320) and 170 (A321) passengers. These aircraft provide services to European cities and Russian domestic destination points.
Airbus A320 family airplanes satisfy the highest reliability, safety and comfort standards and are one of the best for
Established in 1923 with a headquarters in Moscow, Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship airline and the largest national air company. Proudly being a member of SkyTeam global airline alliance, Aeroflot with its partnering members provides service to 1000 destinations in 187 countries. Aeroflot operates one of the most modern and youngest fleets in Europe counting 128 aircraft formed by Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners with an average airplane age of 5 years. In 2011 Aeroflot carried more than 14.2 million passengers, showing the best result in modern Russia’s history. In the same year Aeroflot was honored with a prestigious international SkyTrax World Airline Award as ‘The best airline in Eastern Europe’.