April 16, 2014, Moscow. — The fourth annual international Travelplus Airline Amenity Bag Awards have taken place in Hamburg. Aeroflot travel kits received prizes in two categories.
Aeroflot amenity bags for business-class passengers on flights from 3 to 6 hours, and flights over 6 hours won Gold in Best Unisex Bag (Europe-Africa) category where the Russian carrier competed with such esteemed peers as Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, and Kenya Airlines. Kits for medium-haul flights include cosmetic bag and sleep mask with the original pattern of XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, slippers, earplugs, shoehorn, souvenir ballpoint pen, Do Not Disturb/Wake Me for Meals sticker and handkerchiefs Long-haul (over 6 hours) flights kits include cosmetic bag with the symbols of the Sochi Olympics, slippers, sleep mask, earplugs, shoehorn, souvenir ballpoint pen, Do Not Disturb/Wake Me for Meals sticker, handkerchiefs , toothbrush and toothpaste, as well as face and hands moisturizers from the luxury brand L’Occitaine.
Awards for Best Children Amenity Bags were given to Aeroflot and Emirates. Aeroflot travel kit, available on flights from Moscow, was recognized as the most recommended amenity bag for children up to 6 years. It includes fox face hat and mitten much admired by young travelers, as well as set of pencils, eraser corrector pen, board game and magazine. This year a children’s sleep mask with symbols of the Sochi Olympics was included into amenity bag as a compliment.
Aeroflot is the first Russian airline to win Travelplus Airline Amenity Bag Awards. Prizes in various categories recognized the established carriers like Emirates, Etihad, Singapore Airlines. This proves once more that Aeroflot is the best airline in Europe and among the world leaders in terms of service level.
«We make every effort to provide our passengers with maximum comfort and safety and to fully meet their needs and desires», commented Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev.
Photographs of the award-winning amenity bags are available on our website:
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 154 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.