Moscow, 12 December 2018 — PJSC Aeroflot (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) announces the results of an extraordinary Board of Directors meeting held on 11 December 2018. The meeting was held by absentee vote.
The Board elected Evgeny Ditrich, Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation, as Chairman of the Board of Directors of PJSC Aeroflot. Mr Ditrich was elected to the Board of Directors of PJSC Aeroflot by an Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders of the Company held on 23 October 2018.
The Board also approved a change to the composition of the Management Board of PJSC Aeroflot. Andrey Chikhanchin, Deputy CEO of PJSC Aeroflot for Commerce and Finance, was appointed as a member of the Management Board. The number of members of the Management Board was set at 10. The Board also approved a number of transactions crucial to operations of Aeroflot Group.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot serves 152 destinations in 55 countries.
Aeroflot’s 252-strong fleet is the youngest of any airline worldwide that operates more than 100 aircraft. In 2017, Aeroflot carried 32.8 million passengers (50.1 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).
Aeroflot holds 4-Star Airline status from Skytrax and was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the seventh time at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards. Aeroflot has also been awarded a five-star global airline rating by US aviation association APEX.
Aeroflot is the world’s strongest airline brand according to leading brand strategy consultancy Brand Finance.
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