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Company News

21 September 2007

Aeroflot provides 3% discount for e-tickets

Starting from today public corporation “Aeroflot – Russian airlines” provides 3% discount for all the passenger reserving or buying tickets on our www.aeroflot.ru website.

Today the technology of e-ticketing is maintained on 40 itineraries of the airline. By the end of this year this number will increase up to 60 and in 2008 according to LATA requirements Aeroflot will be able to provide 100% transition to e-tickets.

Now electronic tickets of Aeroflot are sold through our own sales branches on the territory of the Russian Federation and abroad and through foreign agency network and partners under interline agreements (KLM, Aeromexico, Continental, Delta, Korean Air, NorthWest, Alitalia, Kenia Airways, United Airlines, Copa, Mexicana, British Airways, Air Malta, Air Canada and Swiss).

In current year 80 thousand tickets was sold through our website for a sum that equals 40 million US dollars. The website is frequently used as an information about Aeroflot flights source. About 300000 potential passenger form more than a million requests on the airline’s website monthly. On our website you can also find a detailed direction about how to fulfill the application to buy an e-ticket. Internet ticket sale is very convenient for passengers where they can get significant discounts. You can buy a ticket on Aeroflot flight through a global net whenever and wherever you want.

You can plan your trip, get an additional information and reserve the tickets by the phone: 8-800-333-55-55. This is twenty-four-hour free phone number of Aeroflot Information and Reservation Centre. In Moscow the phone of the call-centre is (495) 223-5555.

Public corporation “Aeroflot – Russian airlines” (AFLT) is an indisputable leader in civil aviation in Russia and actual national carrier. Being the country’s biggest airline it carries more than 7 million people annually and with the affiliate companies – more than 9 million people i. e. 23 % from the general number of passengers of the Russian air transport. Company’s airpark consists of 83 aircrafts. Company makes its own flights to 93 destinations in 47 countries (302 flights per day in total). It controls 51% of Russian market regular international flights and about 12% of interior flights. The net profit for 2006 has made 7.9 billion rub. on RAS (the consolidated profit on Aeroflot group: 258.1 million US dollar on IFRS).

Aeroflot is one of the oldest airlines and one of the most known commercial brands in the world. The company is founded in 1923 and is based in Moscow, at the Sheremetyevo international airport. In 2006 Aeroflot became the first Russian airline entering global alliance SkyTeam. The joint routing network of the alliance has 728 points in 149 countries that gives passengers of Aeroflot boundless opportunities of a choice. Aeroflot clients can use the bonus programs of all the partners of the alliance. The information about the advantages of participating in SkyTeam alliance you can find on the website www.skyteam.com.

Aeroflot is the only certificated operator of the international aviation standard of industrial safety IOSA in Russia. On a website www.aeroflot.ru you can buy tickets for Aeroflot flights using on-line payments, technology of the electronic ticket, and you can also learn more about the airline.