5 April 2016, Moscow. — Aeroflot Group took the main prizes at the national aviation award — Wings of Russia 2015. The ceremony was held yesterday at Renaissance Moscow Monarch Centre.
PJSC «Aeroflot» received Wings of Russia Award in two main categories.
Aeroflot was named «Airline of the Year — Passenger’s Choice» and won the award in another key category — «Airline of the Year — International Passenger Traffic».
26.1 million passengers traveled with PJSC «Aeroflot» in 2015, while total traffic of Aeroflot Group amounted to 39.4 million passengers. Aeroflot achievements have been widely recognized both in Russia and abroad.
The Award Committee marked the success of Aeroflot’s subsidiary airlines. Low-cost carrier Pobeda became the winner in the category «Project of the Year». In 2015 the Aeroflot Group subsidiary airline carried more than 3 mln. passengers and joined TOP-5 major Russian carriers at the beginning of the 2016. Nowadays Pobeda expands its flight destinations to include more Russian and international routes.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2015, Aeroflot carried 26.1 million passengers (39.4 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 1,057 destinations in 179 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates one of the youngest fleets in the world, numbering 170 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 and for the first time was ranked among TOP-10 airlines with Best Airline Cuisine according to Global Traveler. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.