Moscow, 22 December 2015. — Aeroflot will stage 3D light shows in its subsidiaries’ home cities, as well as Tatarstan capital Kazan and the resort town of Sochi.
Buildings in the centres of St Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Vladivostok, Kazan and Sochi will be lit up for several days with light shows based on seasonal themes, including a spectacular journey following the arrival of New Year from Vladivostok to Moscow. The shows, which are also supported by local administrations, will be free for anyone to attend.
The 3D light shows will also include performances by VJs with festive imagery and music from film soundtracks.
The shows will take place as follows:
St Petersburg, Palace Square, 23-31 December from 6p.m. to 11p.m. VJ performances from 23-30 December.
Vladivostok, regional administration building, 26-31 December from 8p.m. to 11 p.m. VJ performances 26 December.
Rostov-on-Don, Gorky Drama Theatre, 23-31 December from 7p.m. to 11p.m. VJ performances 26 December.
Sochi, Roza Khutor administration, 24-31 December from 5p.m. to 10:30p.m. VJ performances 30 December.
Kazan, Kremlin, 23-31 December from 6p.m. to 10p.m. VJ performances on 23 and 30 December.
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 1,057 destinations in 179 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates one of the youngest fleets in the world, numbering 167 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 sixth time in 2015, Aeroflot has successfully passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and is fully ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 compliant. In 2015 Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the fourth time. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.