November, 27th, 2008, Moscow. – Aeroflot flights (SU 553/SU 554) for 27, 28, are transferred on November, 29th from the airport of Bangkok by Suvarnabhumi to airport Utapao (U-Tapao International Airport (UTP).
JSC «Aeroflot – Russian airlines» (AFLT) is undoubted leader of civil aviation in Russia, actual national carrier. Being the largest air company in the world, it carries more than 7 mln passengers every year, and together with affiliated companies this number amounts to 9 mln, i.e. 23% from the whole number of Russian air passengers. It owns 81 air craft and provides flights to 93 destinations in 47 countries. (302 flights a day).
The company controls 51% of the Russian regular international transportation market and approximately 12% of domestic transportation. In 2006 net profit amounted to 7,9 mlrd rubles. (258,1 mln US dollars IFRS).
Aeroflot is one of the oldest air companies and one of the most famous brands in the world. The company was established in 1923, is situated in Moscow in the International Airport Sheremetyevo. In 2006 Aeroflot became the first Russian air company, which entered global alliance SkyTeam. Joint route net of the alliance includes 728 destinations in 149 countries, which gives Aeroflot passengers unlimited choice options. Aeroflot customers can participate in bonus programs of all alliance partners. For information about advantages of participation SkyTeam alliance click www.skyteam.com.
Aeroflot is the only certified operator of International Aviation Operational Security Standard in Russia.
On www.aeroflot.ru one can buy Aeroflot tickets by means of on-line payments, electronic ticket technology, and to get to know more about the air company.