21 October 2016, Moscow. — Ahead of the coming winter season Aeroflot announces that starting from 1 November, 2016 to 15 May, 2017 it provides a free extra baggage piece to carry one set of skiing equipment with a total weight of up to 23 kg.
A set of skiing equipment includes a ski bag containing a pair of skis and a pair of ski poles, and/or an individually packed pair of ski boots or a bag containing a snowboard and/or an individually packed pair of snowboard boots.
An extra free piece of baggage to carry ski equipment is exempt from excess baggage charge, is not indicated in the ticket and is granted at check-in subject to aircraft technical capacity. The offer is not valid on flights SU3000-4999 operated by partner airlines.
Aeroflot has a special focus on support of sports and promotion of healthy lifestyle. Catering to numerous requests of passengers flying to ski resorts in autumn and winter, Aeroflot provides free-of-charge transportation of skiing equipment.
Additional information is available from Aeroflot’s 24-hour call centre: +7-495-223-5555 (Moscow), 8-800-444-5555 (toll-free in Russia), using the freephone numbers for the call centre worldwide, or in the airline’s own sales offices.
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 188 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners.Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety, with a European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, the main globally recognized safety parameter, 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 became the first Russian airline to be awarded Four Star Airline status by Skytrax in recognition of the high-quality of its customer service, and was also named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the fifth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards. In 2015 Global Traveler named Aeroflot one of the 10 best airlines worldwide for on-board cuisine. Find out more at www.aeroflot.com.