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27 July 2010

The first anniversary of resumed Aeroflot flights celebrated in Dresden

27 July 2010, Moscow. – On 26 July 2010, Vitaly Savelyev, director general of OJSC “Aeroflot - Russian Airlines”, and Stanislaw Tillich, prime minister of the Saxony land (Germany), held a joint press conference in Dresden. The event was devoted to the first anniversary of resumed regular flights of Aeroflot to this city. The flights to Dresden were resumed, after a 16-year interval, on July 3, 2009. The route is served by А320 aircraft.

First, Aeroflot performed two flights a week on the restored Moscow - Dresden - Moscow route. This July, the number of flights was increased to three and, beginning April 2011, the fourth flight will be added. In this way Aeroflot intends to increase its flow of passengers to Germany, attract new clients, and enhance its positions on this major air traffic market.

Dresden has become the seventh German city connected with Moscow by Aeroflot flights. Currently Aeroflot offers regular flights also to Berlin, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Munich, Hamburg, and Hanover.

AEROFLOT, a leader of Russia’s air fleet, is a member of SkyTeam, the global airline alliance. Aeroflot’s network of routes comprises 898 locations in 169 countries. In 2009, Aeroflot served 8.755 mln passengers.

Aeroflot was the first Russian carrier to be included in the IOSA operator registry and it regularly confirms the certificate. The airline has successfully passed ISAGO, the audit of land service safety. Aeroflot is a holder of the unified certificate of compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2000.

Aeroflot operates one of the youngest air fleets in Europe that consists of 110 aircraft. Aeroflot’s hub is Sheremetyevo international airport in Moscow

For more details visit our Web site at www.aeroflot.ru.

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