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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 aviation 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

In 2018, Aeroflot has retained the 2017 title of the most powerful airline brand in the world, according to Brand Finance, a leading independent brand valuation consultant.

APEX Passenger Choice

In 2017, Aeroflot was awarded the highest five-star rating in the most prestigious category, Global Airline, by the APEX American Aviation Association, a US-based counterpart to the European Skytrax. In September 2018, this status was confirmed and extended for 2019.

In June 2018, Aeroflot was recognised as the best international airline on the European air carriage market according to the APEX Passenger Choice award. Two awards were received: Best Global Airline in Europe and Best Seat Comfort in Europe.

Skytrax – four stars

In 2016, Aeroflot received a four-star rating for its excellent quality of service from Skytrax, a British consultancy 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 2018, for the seventh time in its history and for the sixth year in a row, Aeroflot won the so-called 'Aviation Oscars' – the Skytrax World Airline Award in the Best Airline in Eastern Europe category, and took home its inaugural prize in the Best Premium Economy Class Onboard Catering 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. Earlier that year, Aeroflot had won the European stage of the World Travel Awards 2018 in three categories: Europe's Leading Airline Brand, Europe's Leading Airline - Business Class and Europe's Leading Airline to Asia, a showcase honour for the Europe-Asia Transit Leader.

Flyer Award

For the second year in a row, Aeroflot was recognised as the favourite foreign airline in China, winning the prestigious Flyer Award for 2018.

TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2018

The 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards were a clean sweep for Aeroflot: it won in four categories: 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.

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.

For the second year in a row, Aeroflot was ranked fourth globally in the list of digitalised airlines by Bain & Company.

In 2018, Aeroflot was named one of the top ten leading global airlines in the prestigious international passenger ranking by eDreams.

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

At the 2018 Wings of Russia awards ceremony, Aeroflot was named airline of the year for the eighth time in the International Passenger Carrier and People's Choice categories. Aeroflot also received the award of Best Engineering Support Service, Electronic Commerce and Domestic Passenger Carrier, Group 1 awards.

In 2018, Aeroflot topped four categories at the prestigious Skyway Service Awards, becoming the best airline in the following categories: Business Class (international and domestic scheduled flights) and Economy Class (international scheduled flights). The carrier's loyalty programme was also recognised as the best.

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

Since 2013, Vitaly Saveliev, CEO of Aeroflot, has featured on the list of the 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, for the first time in the history of Russian business, Aeroflot won the Grand Prix and topped three categories at the IPRA Golden World Awards, the leading international award in public relations.

The Aeroflot frequent flyer programme won the 2018 edition of the prestigious Freddie Awards in three categories: Best Customer Service, Best Redemption Ability and Best Elite Program. Aeroflot also received the special 210 AWARD, presented to companies with the greatest development potential.

The children's in-flight magazine, Aeroflot. Young Traveller, won the bronze medal in the In-Flight Magazine category at the prestigious international ASTRID Awards, where publications are rewarded for outstanding achievements in corporate design.

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.