January 20, 2015, Moscow. — Aeroflot joined the Anti-Corruption Charter of the Russian Business. The Official Certificate was handed to Aeroflot representative by the President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sergei Katyrin.
Aeroflot is currently working on the implementation of the corporate anti-corruption programs. In its performance the company adheres to the public anti-corruption principles and measures, conduction of transparent and open procurement process, rejection of illicitly obtaining benefits, creation of effective feedback channels and informational struggle against corruption.
Anti-Corruption Charter of Russian Business was sighed on September 20, 2012 at the XI Investment Forum in Sochi with the participation of Prime Minister of Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. The document became the Declaration of the Russian business community in order not only to support government measures against corruption, but also to start its own fight against this phenomenon.
The Charter was initiated and signed by the Heads of the leading domestic business associations — Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia, Russian public organization «Business Russia» and all-Russian Public Organization of Small and Medium Enterprises «Support of Russia».
The affiliation to the Charter indicates Aeroflot’s adherence to the best standards of international law and Russian legislation in the field of corruption prevention and counteraction and demonstrates high ethical principles of open and honest business.
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 150 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.