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Company News

22 March 2005

Aeroflot presents its services at MITT 2005

At the 12th Moscow International Travel and Tourism Show MITT 2005 Aeroflot-Russian Airlines presents one of the largest expositions – its own pavilion total area of which is 200 square meters.

The airline company pavilion consists of four areas according its subject: Comfort, Healthy Food, Aeroflot-bonus and Travels. The main idea of such an approach is “an individual tour on the airline company’s services”. Within this conception there is personal treatment of the company’s product including new ones by each potential passenger.

Every visitor of Aeroflot pavilion is to be provided with an opportunity to register and make its own “individual tour” on the airline company’s services. There is a lottery of prizes for Aeroflot exposition visitors every day; the main prize is a certificate for bonus business-class travel to any city of Europe for two persons.

During the work of the exhibitions there will be held presentations of new seats of “cocoon” type, individual entertainment centers DigEplayer and new conception of Aeroflot healthy food. At the beginning of March the airline company has already acquired the first Boeing 767 “F. Dostoyevsky” equipped with seats of “cocoon” type which can be transformed into beds. Now it is operated on the routes to Toronto, Tokyo and Hong Kong. During 2005 all the planes Boeing767 are to be equipped with new more convenient seats. From March high class passengers are to be provided during travels on most routes to Europe with DigEplayers – the first portable set that enables to choose programs, watch up to 30 films, listen to 100 hours of music programs.

According to Aeroflot Marketing Department Director Tatiana Zotova, Russian national airline company is getting better quickly, and its product can compete with the leading international airline companies according to its quality. “At the exhibition we want to present all the diversity of innovations in Aeroflot service, and we count on the positive response of our passengers”, said Tatiana Zotova.

The exhibition is to open on March 23 at 12.00 in Expocenter on Krasnaya Presnya Str.

Aeroflot–Russian Airlines (RTS: AFLT) is the largest Russian Company. The state owns 51 per cent of its stocks. It was established in 1923. It controls 11 per cent of home and 39 per cent of international market of air carriages of Russia. Net income is expected to be 5 171.50 million rubles (181.95 million USD) in 2004. According to its financial indicators it is in the list of 25 top airline companies of the world (according to ATW). In 2004 Aeroflot transported 6.862 million passengers. There are 90 airliners in its fleet. Its headquarter is located in Moscow in Sheremetyevo Airport. It is going to build its own terminal Sheremetyevo–3 by 2007. Apply for detailed information about the airline company on its web–sites www.aeroflot.ru, www.aeroflotbonus.ru.