NEW UNIFORM FOR AEROFLOT ATTENDANTS
December 8 2009, Moscow. – The first 810 sets of clothes for flight attendants will arrive at JSC Aeroflot Russian Airlines in late December 2009. The new uniform for Aeroflot service units is manufactured by CJSC BTK Group (St. Petersburg).
The project created by the Bunakova & Khokhlov design bureau (designers Yulia Bunakova and Yevgeny Khokhlov) has won the open tender for manufacturing of the new wardrobe for Aeroflot’s ground services.
Beginning December 25, the new uniform can be seen worn by flight attendant on the most popular winter destinationa such as London, Paris, Geneva, and St. Petersburg. Early next year, around 3.5-4 thousand of the company’s service unit employees will put on the new uniform. One full wardrobe including almost 20 items costs nearly 1,500 USD.
The new Aeroflot outfits for women will feature two main colors: navy blue for the winter and ‘red tangerine’ for summer versions. The men’s outfits from both winter and summer wardrobes are in navy blue.
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 112 aircrafts, 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 www.aeroflot.ru.
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