Moscow, 20 July 2016 – PJSC Aeroflot (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) and Jumeirah Group today announce the launch of a joint project as part of the Aeroflot Bonus programme. Aeroflot Bonus members will receive one mile for each US dollar spent in a Jumeirah hotel anywhere in the world.
Jumeirah Group will offer an additional 5,000 miles to participants who stay 15 or more nights in a participating hotel within one calendar year. The nights do not need to be consecutive.
Founded in 1997, Jumeirah Group is a global leader in the luxury hospitality industry based in Dubai. Jumeirah hotels and resorts are rightly considered to be among the most luxurious and innovative in the world, and have received numerous prestigious international prizes in the tourism and travel industries. Jumeirah Group currently manages 22 hotels in nine countries, and is completing preparatory work on a new luxury 430-room beach hotel to open in late 2016 in Dubai.
Aeroflot Bonus is the largest loyalty programme in Russia and the CIS. The programme currently has more than 5 million participants. Participants are credited with miles for flights with Aeroflot and other SkyTeam alliance members. Aeroflot Bonus members can also earn miles with the programme’s partners. Miles can be exchanged for complimentary tickets, upgrades or other rewards from participating companies.
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 2016 Aeroflot has been awarded an official four-star quality and service ranking from the leading independent authority on airline quality, Skytrax and was named as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the fifth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards. In 2015 Aeroflot for the first time was ranked among TOP-10 airlines with Best Airline Cuisine according to Global Traveler. Find more at www.aeroflot.com.
About Jumeirah Group
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Bodrum, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand Venu; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Jumeirah Sirius, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com