14 July 2017, Мoscow. — On 15 July, Aeroflot launches regular direct flights on the route Moscow – Lisbon – Moscow. Flights will be operated thrice weekly on comfortable modern Boeing 737-800 airliners.
The SU 2606 Moscow – Lisbon flight will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, departing Moscow at 19:50 and arriving in Lisbon at 23:20 (all times local).
The return flight SU 2607 Lisbon – Moscow will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, departing Lisbon at 08:40 and arriving in Moscow at 15:55 (all times local).
Frequencies on the Moscow-Lisbon route will be increased to daily flights by the end of the summer season.
Lisbon as a new addition to Aeroflot’s list of destinations will provide Aeroflot passengers with ample opportunities to get to know Portugal, enjoy its historical heritage, interesting sights and resorts. Lisbon is one of Europe’s oldest cities. Nowadays, ancient architecture and modern art, old machinery and new technologies rub shoulders here. UNESCO-protected architectural gems are located in Lisbon and its surroundings. The Portuguese capital annually attracts tourists from all over the world with its colours and hospitality.
Aeroflot is focused on expanding its route network as part of its strategy of evolving into a world-class global network carrier.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot and its partners serve 1,062 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. In 2016, Aeroflot carried 29 million passengers (43.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).
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. In 2017, Aeroflot was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the sixth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.
In 2017, Aeroflot was named the most powerful brand in Russia and the world’s strongest airline brand by leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance. Aeroflot was also named Best Major Airline in Europe by TripAdvisor travellers and recognised as the Favourite International Airline in China at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2017.
Aeroflot operates one of the youngest fleets in the world with 199 aircraft. Aeroflot is based in Moscow, at Sheremetyevo International Airport.
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 seventh time in 2017, Aeroflot has successfully passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and is fully ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2004 compliant.
Find out more at www.aeroflot.com.