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11 December 2014

Aeroflot Launches Flights To Samarkand

December 11, 2014, Moscow. — Starting from January 2015 Aeroflot is launching its own regular flights on the route Moscow — Samarkand — Moscow.

Aeroflot will provide daily flights to Samarkand on comfortable modern Airbus A320 from Sheremetyevo Airport Terminal D in accordance with the following schedule:

SU1874 flight leaves Moscow on Friday at 22:45 and arrives to Samarkand at 04:55;

Return SU1875 flight leaves Samarkand on Saturday at 06:25 and arrives to Moscow at 08:50 (local time).

Samarkand is the second largest city in Uzbekistan and one of the oldest in the world. The city is a vital tourist center and the largest historical landmark full of ancient traditions. Since 2001 Samarkand has been added to the World Heritage List.

The launch of this new destination fully corresponds with Aeroflot strategy considering the development of transport across CIS countries as one of the priorities. Thus the Carrier contributes to the integration processes between Russia and these countries.

Within the Strategy Aeroflot launched flights to Georgia (Tbilisi) and Moldova (Chisinau) in October.

Earlier in March the Carrier has resumed flights to Kazakhstan (Karaganda), eliminating elements of monopoly in the air transportation system to this country. Aeroflot intends to continue development of these destinations in the Central Asia.

To get more information or book tickets please visit our website www.aeroflot.com, sales offices or contact our Call-center 8-800-444-55-55.

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 177 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates the youngest fleet in the World (among the major airlines), numbering 155 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners. 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, ISO 14001:2004 compliant. In 2014 Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the third time. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.