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Company News

05 September 2007

Shareholders Of Aeroflot Approved Large Deals For The Acquistion Of 44 Long Haul Aircrafts Of The New Generation

During extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders of the company, conducted in the form of absentee vote, shareholders of Aeroflot approved the deals for the purchase of long haul airplanes.

For the approval of the big deal for acquisition by the Aeroflot 22 new long haul aircrafts Airbus 350 those shareholders have voted that together hold 99,87% of shares of the company.

For the approval of the big deal for acquisition by the Aeroflot 22 new long haul aircrafts Boeing 787 those shareholders have voted that together hold 99,89% of shares of the company.

Participation in meeting was carried out by the shareholders, that together hold 88,32% of the shares of OJSC «Aeroflot».

JSC «Aeroflot – Russian airlines» (AFLT) is undisputed leader of commercial aviation of Russia, true national transport operator. As the largest air company of the country, it transports more than 7 million people a year, and with subsidiary companies around 9 million i.e. 23% of the total Russian air transport passengers. Having in possession an air park which consists of 81 airborne vehicles, conducts personal flights to 93 destinations in 47 countries, (total – 302 flights a day). Controls 51% of Russian market of regular international transportation and about 12% of domestic transportation. Net profit for 2006 accumulated to 7,9 billion rubles (258,1 million dollars by International Accounting Standards).

Aeroflot – is one of the oldest air companies and one of the most famous commercial brands in the world. Company was founded in 1923, its headquarters in Moscow, in international airport of Sherem’etevo. In 2006 Aeroflot became the first Russian air company to be part of a global alliance SkyTeam. United destination network of the alliance consists of 728 destinations in 149 countries, which in turn offers to the passengers of Aeroflot limitless variety of choice. Clients of Aeroflot are also eligible for bonus programs of all partners of the alliance. Information of the advantages of participation in the alliance SkyTeam – on the website www.skyteam.com.

Aeroflot is the only certified operator of international aviation standards of operational safety IATA (International Air Travel Association) Operational Safety Audit in Russia.

On the website www.aeroflot.ru it is possible to purchase tickets for Aeroflot flights with the use of on-line payments, technology of electronic ticket, and to find out more about the air company.