March 18, 2014, Moscow. — Aeroflot won a prestigious Condè Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice award and was recognized as the best Russian airline for the second time.
Readers of «the tourists Bible», as the world-famous edition is often called, annually choose the best hotels, airlines, airports and restaurants through online voting. Condè Nast Traveller Award, the worldwide recognized touristic analogue of Oscar, exists for more than ten years.
In 2013, Aeroflot celebrated its 90th anniversary with a wide range of activities aimed to enhance its service standards; new Boeing-777 jets in three-class configuration joined Aeroflot’s fleet.
Aeroflot deservedly ranks among the best premium airlines in Europe due to its young modern fleet and continuous improvement of service and constant introduction of new technologies.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2013, its 90th anniversary year, Aeroflot carried 20.9 million passengers (31.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries), a record for any Russian airline. A proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance, Aeroflot and its partners serve more than 1,000 destinations in 178 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates one of the most modern and youngest fleets in Europe, numbering 150 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners with an average age of 5.6 years. Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety. The company’s European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, which is the main globally recognized safety parameter, is comparable to global peers. The first Russian carrier to enter the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) register, renewing its registration for the fifth time in 2013, Aeroflot has successfully passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and is fully ISO 9001:2008 compliant. In 2013, Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the second time. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.