Aeroflot announces about the action “Combatant Friends Meeting” to be conducted from May 5 to May 27, 2004, in commemoration of the Victory Day in the Great Patriotic War. Thousands of veterans – participants of the Great Patriotic War, fascists’ quondam prisoners, people who survived Leningrad blockade – will have an opportunity to make free of charge Aeroflot regular flight to any point of the Russian Federation or Europe (except Malta, Cyprus or Turkey) including CIS and Baltic countries, as well as Tashkent and Bishkek.
All RF citizens permanently living in Russia who are considered to be the Great Patriotic War participants according to the Federal Law “On Veterans” can become the action participants. Besides, quondam juvenile prisoners who live permanently in RF will be able to travel free. Veterans and fascist quondam prisoners are provided with free tickets in economy class. They pay just airport duties and other customs and duties according to the working regulations. The Soviet Union Heroes and Glory knights of three degrees will have fringe benefits: if there are seats in first and business classes they will be able to travel there without extra-pay.
Veterans, fascists’ quondam prisoners and blockade survivors who make a flight within the action “Combatant Friends Meeting” can be escorted with one person who will be provided with 10% discount. His ticket is to be bought simultaneously with the ticket of the escort person.
The period of the ticket validity is 14 days from the departure day. Seats may be reserved from April 1, 2004, to May 27, 2004, inclusive. You can get more detailed information about the action terms by multi-channel phone (095) 753-55-55, in Aeroflot ticket offices and representative offices.
Aeroflot traditional May action provides an opportunity for many veterans of the Great Patriotic War and fascists’ quondam juvenile prisoners to visit their combatant friends and relatives, memorials and places of battles, pay a tribute to friends they lost. 3683 veterans used Aeroflot free tickets last year, and 3541 veterans – in 2002.