April 22, 2013 MOSCOW
OJSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” is in the List of Global 2000 Leading Companies. Two thousand biggest public companies from 63 countries are shown in one of the most prestigious business ratings annually published by Forbes since 2004.
Aeroflot’s place among “the biggest, most powerful listed companies in the world” was determined by a combination of market indicators such as “sales, profits, assets and market value”.
Aeroflot is the only air carrier among Russian companies in this Forbes list. Totally there are 23 air companies from different countries in the rating.
Russia’s flagship air carrier is now forming an aviation holding which will be able to successfully compete with the top global air carriers. One of the primary goals of Aeroflot Development Strategy is to secure the air company’s place in World’s Top-20 airlines by passenger traffic and revenue by 2025. Aeroflot’s position among Forbes Global Leading Companies once again proved that the company had chosen the right development way.
Celebrating its 90-th anniversary in 2013, 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 135 aircraft formed by Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners with an average airplane age of 5 years. In 2012 Aeroflot carried 17,7 million passengers, continuously showing the best results in modern Russia’s history. In the same year Aeroflot received Readers' Choice Condé Nast Traveller Award as the best Russian airline. Find more at www.aeroflot.ru.