January 27, 2011, Moscow. As part of the action to improve the company’s image, beginning 13 January 2011 Aeroflot issued over 1,500 certificates and paid six compensations in accordance with provisions of Russian laws.
As previously reported, the certificates may be used to buy an air ticket at Aeroflot's sales offices and representative offices or to pay for excess baggage no later than 31.12.2011.
The passengers who are eligible for the compensations but prefer not to accept the certificate may apply for a compensation according to the procedure set by Russian law.
For more information about the procedure for getting certificates or financial compensations, please contact the Call center (tel. (495)223-55-55 or 8-800-333-55-55) or visit the Aeroflot Web site at www.aeroflot.ru.
Aeroflot, a leader of Russia’s air fleet, is a member of SkyTeam, the global airline alliance. Aeroflot’s overall flight network comprises 898 locations in 169 countries. In 2009, 8.755 mln passengers used Aeroflot’s services and 11.1 mln used the services offered by the Aeroflot group.
Aeroflot was the winner in the contest between European members of SkyTeam in serving economy-class passengers in short- and medium-range flights and business-class passengers in long-range flights. “Onboard Survey,” the marketing survey conducted by SkyTeam from April to September 2009, confirmed Aeroflot’s leading positions.
Aeroflot belongs to 25 leading airlines of the world according to Air Transport World journal, based on the results of its financial and economic activities in 2009 (“operating profit” and “profit margin” categories).
Aeroflot was the first Russian carrier to be included in the IOSA operator registry and it continues to confirm the certificate in a regular way. The airline has successfully passed the Safety audit for ground operations (ISAGO). Aeroflot is a holder of the unified certificate of compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008.
Aeroflot operates one of the youngest air fleets in Europe that consists of 100 aircraft. Aeroflot’s hub is Sheremetyevo international airport in Moscow. For more details please visit www.aeroflot.ru.
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