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Aeroflot Awards and Honours

Aeroflot is officially a member of the global aviation elite.

Aeroflot Group's confident entry into the top 20 airline holdings in terms of passenger traffic in 2018 was confirmed by two reputable sources: the American Air Transport World and the British Flight Airline Business.

Brand Finance

Aeroflot has retained the status of the world's most powerful airline brand for the third consecutive year according to Brand Finance, a leading brand strategy consultancy.

APEX Passenger Choice Award

Since 2017, Aeroflot has held the highest Five-Star rating in the most prestigious category, Global Airline, by the American aviation association APEX, a US-based counterpart to the European Skytrax.

APEX Passenger Choice Award

Aeroflot has been awarded the APEX Passenger Choice Award for the second consecutive year. In 2019, Aeroflot was awarded for Best Seat Comfort in Europe.

Skytrax – four stars

In 2016, Aeroflot received a Four-Star status for its excellent quality of service from Skytrax – a British consulting company whose reviews and ratings of airline and airport services are the most respected internationally. This rating has been regularly reconfirmed since then.

Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018

In 2019, Aeroflot, for the eighth time in its history and for the seven consecutive year won the so-called "Aviation Oscar" – the Skytrax World Airline Award in the Best Airline in Eastern Europe category.

World Travel Awards

In 2018, Aeroflot reaffirmed its leadership in global aviation by topping two categories in the World Travel Awards 2018 World Stage: Leading Airline Brand and Best Business Class. In 2019, Aeroflot once again took three top prizes at the European stage of the World Travel Awards 2019 – Leading Airline Brand in Europe, Best Business Class in Europe, and Leading Airline to Asia in Europe – an honour for the leading Europe-Asia transit airline.

Flyer Award

In 2019, Aeroflot was recognised as the Favourite International Airline in China for the third year in a row, winning the prestigious Flyer Award.

TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2018

Aeroflot won as much as four awards at the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award in 2018: Travellers' Choice Major Airline - Europe, Travellers' Choice Award Premium Economy - Europe, Best Business Class - Europe and Best Airline - Russia. The award is issued based on feedback from the world's most popular travel site, visited by an average of 455 million unique users per month.

Traveller UK Reader Awards 2018

In 2018, for the first time in its history, Aeroflot won the Business Traveller UK Reader Award in the Best Eastern European Airline category.


In 2019, Aeroflot was the only Russian company in the TOP 10 brands with the best customer service according to KPMG.

Bain & Company

Aeroflot has been ranked fourth globally in the industry for digitalisation by Bain & Company for several years in a row. 

In 2018, Aeroflot was the world’s fifth most punctual airline and second in Europe, according to the authoritative UK aviation publication FlightGlobal.

Aeroflot leads the way in one of the most competitive markets in civil aviation: the transit route between Europe and Asia. This information is provided by Airline Network News & Analysis (anna.aero), one of the leading British aviation online research resources.

In 2019, Aeroflot was named Best China – Europe Transit Airline according to the prestigious Chinese Stars Awards.

In 2019, Aeroflot re-entered the top ten leading global air carriers according to the prestigious global international passenger rating by eDreams.

Aeroflot's loyalty program, Aeroflot Bonus, has won in two categories at the prestigious Freddie Awards 2019 for the third year in a row: Best Customer Service and Best Elite Program.

In 2018, Aeroflot was once again included in the Forbes Global 2000 list of the biggest, most powerful and most valuable publicly traded companies in the world.

Aeroflot won in two key categories at the Wings of Russia national aviation awards for 2018. It was named Airline of the Year in the International and Category 1, Domestic segments.

In 2019, Aeroflot took five prizes at the prestigious Skyway Service Award, confirming its leading positions in the categories: best business class airline, scheduled international and domestic flights; best economy class airline, scheduled international flights; best online services for customers; best service for passengers with children and passengers with special needs; best duty free on board.

In 2018, Aeroflot won the prestigious Russian Business Travel & MICE Award in the Best Airline for Business Travellers.

Since 2013, Vitaly Saveliev, CEO of Aeroflot, has featured on the list of leading businessmen and managers of Russia's strategically important enterprises, TOP 1000 Russian Managers, compiled by the Association of Managers and the Kommersant Publishing House.

In 2018, Aeroflot became the first ever Russian company to take the Grand Prix and also took three top prizes at the IPRA Golden World Awards, the leading global awards for the PR industry.

In 2018, Aeroflot was recognised for the fourth time as the most attractive employer in the Transport category, according to the prestigious Randstad international award.

Aeroflot's mobile app was named the best of the year and won the prestigious TAdviser IT-PRIZE award.