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14 April 2010

Aroflot starts operating new A330 "Fyodor Tyutchev"


April 14 2010, Moscow. –  
The А330-300 aircraft have flying range of up to 10,500 km, can accommodate 302 passengers and are used by leading international carriers in the long-haul segment. The aircraft are equipped with Rolls-Royce Trent 772B engines.

The new airliners are delivered to Aeroflot on a two-class layout with 34 business-class and 268 economy-class seats. The aircraft have the cutting-edge Panasonic eX 2 IFE system with wide-screen 9-16’’ video-monitors in each armchair, allowing the use of a multi-channel video-audio program. The business class compartment has comfortable folding ‘cocoon’ armchairs. The economy-class compartment has increased seat pitch for more comfortable accommodation of passengers.

Aeroflot operates А330s on both domestic and international routes.

Currently, A330s fly to Beijing, Havana, Vladivostok, Tokyo, Shanghai, Bangkok, Hong Kong, and New York.

AEROFLOT is Russia’s leading air carrier, member of the global SkyTeam alliance. Its consolidated route network covers 856 destinations in 169 countries. In 2009, Aeroflot carried 8.755 million passengers.

Aeroflot holds the first place in passenger service on economy-class short- and medium-haul flights, and business-class long-haul flights among SkyTeam European airlines. Aeroflot’s leading position was discovered based on SkyTeam’s Onboard Survey results for April – September 2009.

Aeroflot was the first Russian carrier to enter the IOSA Registry, and has multiple times confirmed the certificate. Aeroflot has successfully passed the ISAGO (IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations) procedure. The company’s Quality Management System is certified for compliance with ISO 9001:2000.

Aeroflot operates one of Europe’s youngest air fleets that consists of 115 aircraft. Aeroflot is based in Moscow, at the Sheremetyevo International Airport. Find more at www.aeroflot.ru.

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