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16 December 2009

Irkutsk Flights Transferred to Terminal D


Aeroflot Transfers Moscow – Irkutsk Flights to Terminal D (Sheremetyevo)

December 16 2009. From December 17, as part of Sheremetyevo Terminal D test operation JSC Aeroflot transfers its two regular Moscow – Irkutsk flights to this new passenger terminal. The total number of flights Aeroflot has moved to Terminal D will reach 34.

Beginning December 17 2009, flights Moscow – Irkutsk – Moscow (SU747/748, SU749/750) will be operated from Terminal D. All flights will be performed strictly by the current schedule.
At the moment, 32 flights are already being operated from Terminal D:

• Moscow -Sochi- Moscow (SU869/870, SU1869/1870, SU873/874)
• Moscow -Magadan- Moscow (SU783/784)
• Moscow -Vladivostok- Moscow (SU719/720)
• Moscow – Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky - Moscow (SU825/826)
• Moscow -Vladivostok- Moscow (SU721/722)
• Moscow -Khabarovsk- Moscow (SU893/894)
• Moscow – Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk – Moscow (SU895/896)
• Moscow – St. Petersburg – Moscow (SU837/838, SU839/840, SU843/844, SU845/846, SU847/848, SU849/850, SU851/852, SU853/854, SU855/856, SU857/858)
• Moscow – Mineralnye Vody – Moscow (D9785/786, D9787/787)
• Moscow – Krasnodar – Moscow (SU765/766, SU773/774, 5N763/764, 5N771/772)
• Moscow – Kaliningrad – Moscow (SU751/752, SU753/754, SU755/756, SU757/758 (1315/1820), SU759/760)
• Moscow – Astrakhan – Moscow (SU709/710, 5N711/712)

With the two Moscow – Irkutsk flights, the total number of flights moved by Aeroflot to Terminal D will reach 34.
The test operation implies Terminal D will be operating first Aeroflot’s domestic and later, international flights, which will allow the company to ensure  smooth interaction between of all the carrier and Terminal’s services, government authorities and the airport in general. (The full schedule of flight transfer to Terminal D is published at Aeroflot’s website).

Terminal D will become Aeroflot’s base. The new terminal will be home to almost all Aeroflot’s flights, both domestic and international, as well as the flights by SkyTeam members and partner carriers.

Terminal D will provide passengers with servicing level satisfying the highest international standards. The terminal will be able to handle 12 million passengers a year, practically doubling the throughput capacity of Sheremetyevo
Terminal D is the best airport terminal on the post-Soviet territory and in the Eastern Europe. The Terminal has already become a laureate of ‘ARX Awards’, an independent award in the sphere of the Russian architecture and development: the original architectural solution won in the nomination ‘Best Transport Infrastructure Object’.

JSC Terminal (www.svo3.ru) was established in November 2003 as a special purpose company to which JSC Aeroflot transferred the rights and responsibilities related to the Project of the new Terminal D passenger complex construction at the Sheremetyevo airport. At the moment, JSC Terminal is fully responsible for managing the passenger terminal operations and property. The stock of JSC Terminal is owned by JSC Aeroflot, JSC VTB Bank, and JSC Vneshekonombank.

The new terminal will fully correspond to the term ‘hub’ and enable both substantial improvement of service for passengers and carriers, and a higher throughput capacity of the Moscow airport hub in the situation of growing passenger traffic. The new passenger terminal will be the most modern and hi-tech facility of the Sheremetyevo airport. Terminal D will drive throughput capacity of Sheremetyevo to up to 12 million passengers a year.
Terminal D, complying with the world’s most advanced standards, will consolidate Aeroflot’s regular flights and flights operated by SkyTeam members at Sheremetyevo. This in its turn, will significantly boost the demand from transfer passengers, as well as optimize the route network and service provision to passengers of Aeroflot, the alliance and its partners.

AEROFLOT is based in Moscow, at the Sheremetyevo International Airport. Russia’s largest carrier, the company flew 9.3 million passengers in 2008, together with its subsidiaries, 11.6 million. Aeroflot operates its own flights to 97 destinations in 46 countries. It accounts for over 42% of Russia’s scheduled international traffic. The company strives to enhance its share of domestic traffic, which now is 13.7% (with its subsidiaries, around 20%).
Aeroflot is a member of SkyTeam, a global airline alliance. Aeroflot provides its customers with an access to a route network of 856 destinations in 169 countries (more info is available on
www.skyteam.com). Aeroflot operates code-sharing agreements with 29 carriers in and outside Russia.
Aeroflot operates one of Europe’s youngest air fleets that consists of 114 aircraft; about two thirds are state-of-the-art airliners. The air fleet is regularly replenished. The company plans to receive the new generation Russian airplanes Sukhoi SuperJet-100.
Aeroflot complies with the highest international safety standards. Following the results of the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), the company was the first Russian carrier to be included in the IOSA Registry. In 2009, Aeroflot has confirmed the certificate for the third time, and successfully passed the ISAGO (IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations) procedure. In March 2008, the company’s Quality Management System was certified as complying with ISO 9001:2000. You are welcome to buy an e-ticket, obtain any info on booking and flight status, obtain a ticket for your bonus miles, read the news and find out more about Aeroflot on our website
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