15 November 2016, Moscow. — Aeroflot today launched regular flights between Moscow Sheremetyevo and London Gatwick, the airline’s second destination in the UK.
Flights will be operated daily on comfortable modern Airbus A320 aircraft on the following schedule (all times are local):
- Flight SU 2588 departing Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) Terminal D at 13h20 (13h30 on Sundays), arriving London Gatwick (LGW) at 14h30 (14h45 on Sundays)
- Flight SU 2589 departing London Gatwick (LGW) at 16h10 (17h00 on Sundays), arriving Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) at 22h45 (23:40 on Sundays)
Flights to and from Gatwick give passengers additional options for getting into and out of London and the south-east of England. Russia’s flag carrier this winter also adds additional service from Moscow to Heathrow, bringing the total number of flights per week to and from the airport to 25.
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 190 Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi airliners. Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety, with a European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, the main globally recognized safety parameter, 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 became the first Russian airline to be awarded Four Star Airline status by Skytrax in recognition of the high-quality of its customer service, and was also named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the fifth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards. In 2015 Global Traveler named Aeroflot one of the 10 best airlines worldwide for on-board cuisine. Find out more at www.aeroflot.com.