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02 February 2011

Aeroflot Suspends Regular Flights to Hurgada and Sharm-el-Sheikh Resorts

February 2, 2011, Moscow. - In accordance with the recommendations of the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation, JSC ‘Aerflot’ stopped selling tickets to Hurgada and Sharm-el-Sheikh and, beginning 6 February, temporarily suspends flights to these cities.

     Tickets purchased earlier may be refunded or the flight date changed without penalties.

     At the same time Aeroflot continues regular flights on the Moscow-Cairo route and the Moscow-Luanda route with landing in Hurgada.

     For more information, please visit our Web site at www.aeroflot.ru or contact Aeroflot’s call center by dialing 8-800-333-55-55(free call from Russia) or 8(495)223-55-55 or call 0933 from your cell phone (paid service).

    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 2010, 11.3 mln passengers used Aeroflot’s services and about 13 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 101 aircraft.   Aeroflot’s hub is Sheremetyevo international airport in Moscow. For more details please visit www.aeroflot.ru.

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