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09 February 2015

Aeroflot Holds First InstaMeet

February 9, 2015, Moscow. — For the first time in its history Aeroflot held an instameet at its own training facility located at Moscow Sheremetyevo airport.

The project #TrainingAeroflot joined popular Russian bloggers in a private meeting at Aeroflot training center.

Aeroflot’s instameet is the first event within the large-scale project #Training enabling Instagram users to enhance their photo skills. The photographers enjoyed a unique opportunity to search for the interesting foreshortenings and take pictures in simulators for flight attendants, in the training pool and finally in the full flight simulator.

«As an Instagram user and Aeroflot CEO I’m quite interested in this project. I hope we succeeded to show the originality of our training center through the eyes of Russian Instagram photographers» — said Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev.

The idea belongs to Ekaterina Mishchenkova — creativity conceptualist, a member of the Union of Russian Photographers and one of the top Instagram bloggers (@katia_mi and @katia_mi_). «For all of us it is a rare opportunity to get a unique experience. We are very grateful to Aeroflot for the chance to see everything with our own eyes and to try in practice.» — said Ekaterina.

Photos of the event in Aeroflot training center are available in Instagram with the hashtag #TrainingAeroflot


About Aeroflot

Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2014 Aeroflot carried 23.6 million passengers (34.7 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 1,052 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates the youngest fleet in the world among 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.