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Company News

22 September 2009

Аeroflot Wins HR Competion


September 29 2009, Moscow – The HR Department of Aeroflot Russian Airlines JSC has won the "Russia's Best HR Service 2009" contest. This has been announced by the expert committee consulted by specialists from the Russian Federation Council , the State Duma,  specialized Ministries and Departments, the Academy of Labour and Social Relations, and Plekhanov's Russian Academy, which have significant expertise in HR managemet both in Russia and abroad. The winner has been chosen based on the expert opinion and analitic data.

According to the experts, Aeroflot's HR Department is characterized by high professionalism of both administration and staff, good understanding of the company's strategy, deep insight into HR objectives and goals, high-quality performance of its key functions - recruiting and training of a company's personnel reserve, its evaluation and assessment, training and professional growth, remuneration and motivation, efficient employment of labour force, social welfare, career and qualification building, implementation of best practices and automated staff management systems.

AEROFLOT is based in Moscow, in the Sheremetyevo International Airport. As Russia’s largest carrier, the company flew 9.3 million passengers in 2008, together with its subsidiaries, 11.6 million passengers. Aeroflot operates its own flights to 95 destinations in 48 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 928 destinations in 174 countries (more info is available on our website www.skyteam.com). Aeroflot operates code-sharing agreements with 29 foreign and Russian airline companies.

Aeroflot has one of Europe’s youngest air fleets that consists of 106 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 also successfully completed 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 flight status and booking, get a ticket for your bonus miles, read the news and find out more about Aeroflot on our website www.aeroflot.ru.

 Department for Public and Government Relations