May 28, 2014, Moscow. — More than a half of all tickets offered by low-budget airline «Dobrolet» for June were booked during the first day of sales. The sale was opened on May 26 at 23:17 Moscow time, and within the first 24 hours 13.7 thousand tickets were booked on Moscow-Simferopol-Moscow route.
From June 11 to June 22, the load factor on flights from Moscow to Simferopol is 99.9%, from June 27 to 30 100% of seats are booked.
Sale of tickets on Moscow-Simferopol-Moscow route for July 2014 will be opened in the nearest future. Tickets can be booked online at www.dobrolet.com or via airline’s Call Center (phone number available on the web-site). The cost of return ticket will hover from 1998 to 6998 rubles.
The airline will operate up to four daily flights on Moscow-Simferopol-Moscow route from Sheremetyevo Airport (Terminal B). Flights will be operated on board newest Boeing 737-800 Next-Generation (NG) that can accommodate 189 passengers. All aircraft are delivered to Dobrolet directly from the manufacturer’s plants.
Media enquiries (Aeroflot):
Tel./Fax: +7 (495) 752-90-71,
Tel.: +7 (499) 500-73-87
Media enquiries (Dobrolet):
Tel.: +7 (499) 427 1101
Fax: +7 (499) 427 1102
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 158 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners with an average age of 4.3 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.
JSC «Aeroflot» is the only founder of Dobrolet. Planned investment in this project will require $100 million during the first two years. In 2014, the company’s fleet will be expanded up to 8 Boeing 737-800 NG airplanes. By 2018 Dobrolet plans to transport 10 million passengers per year. The company’s fleet will reach 40 Boeing 737-800 NG’s while the route network will include over 45 domestic and international destinations.