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Aeroflot About Aeroflot

Aeroflot – Russian Airlines has long been considered one of the largest airlines in the world. At the time of the former Soviet Union the fleet counted up to 10,000 aircraft. With the collapse of the country in 1991, the Aeroflot had to rearrange itself . Founded on March 8, 1923, 15 aircraft were purchased for the first fleet, while the first flight from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod.

Before the start of the 1930s, the company linked Moscow to New York and from 1937 regular international flights were operated. During World War II, it continued to provide an air link to the United States. After the conflict, Aeroflot continued to develop its network and, in 1976, it carried its 100 millionth passenger since its creation. In 1980, Aeroflot was brought to the forefront of the international scene by becoming the official carrier for the participants of the Olympic Games in Moscow.

Between 1983 and 1990, the Cold War prompted President Reagan to sign a presidential decree marking the interruption of air link between the United States and the USSR. After the collapse of the Soviet bloc in 1991, regular flights were set up between Moscow and New York or Moscow and Los Angeles.In 1997, a strategic alliance was concluded between Aeroflot and Air France. The Russian company became more and more important and in 1999 opened its own website and created its loyalty program, Aeroflot Bonus. Even after the fall of the Iron Curtain, Aeroflot is the national airline of Russia and has always retained its famous logo, a winged hammer and sickle.

The flight destinations are in Europe, Asia, North America, Africa and the Middle East. Most of the destinations are in Russia and Eastern Europe. Important destinations are Kiev, Kaliningrad and Prague.  Aeroflot has especially focused on business travelers, which can be recognized by frequent flights to major financial centers and flight schedules that are tailored to business travelers.

Since 1991, Aeroflot – Russian International Airlines is a stock company. The founder, the Government of the Russian Federation, owns 51% of the shares, the remaining 49% belong to Aeroflot employees and other legal entities. The airline employs approximately 15,000 people, including 2,000 pilots. In addition to ensuring flight safety, the airline’s objectives are to increase service quality on the ground and in the air as well as to strengthen its financial position on domestic and foreign aviation markets. The Aeroflot has been a member of the SkyTeam since 2006.  29.0 million passengers carried by Aeroflot airline in 2016.

Aeroflot Hub Airports

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO / UUEE)

Aeroflot Classes of Service

On Aeroflot flights, passengers can choose between Economy, Comfort and Business. If you opt for economy, you can book a seat with additional legroom if required and you have the option of 15 special menus. In Comfort Class, passengers have ample space 96.5 cm from the front seat. There are also USB ports and sockets, as well as footrests. Passengers can choose from part of the Business Class menu. In Business Class there is WiFi in some aircraft and the seats can be used as loungers on long-haul flights. The wine list is revised and adjusted twice a year. As with other airlines, the multimedia offering also offers customers current films, music and audio books.


Today, the airline connects Moscow to more than 130 cities and 50 countries. These include, for example, Stockholm, Madrid, Hamburg, Cairo or Houston. Aeroflot continued expanding its network by launching five new scheduled routes, including four international (from Moscow to Alicante, Valencia, and Lyon, and from Kazan to Frankfurt) and one domestic (from Moscow to Syktyvkar).

The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.

Aerolíneas Argentinas Bulgaria Air KLM
Aeroméxico China Eastern Airlines Korean Air
Air Europa China Southern Airlines LOT Polish Airlines
Air France Czech Airlines MIAT Mongolian Airlines
Air Malta Delta Air Lines Rossiya Airlines
Air Serbia Finnair S7 Airlines
airBaltic Garuda Indonesia Saudia
Alitalia Icelandair TAROM
Aurora Japan Airlines Vietnam Airlines
Bangkok Airways Kenya Airways

Important Milestones

In 1980, Aeroflot was named the official carrier of participants in the XXII Olympic Games, held in Moscow.

In March 2013, Aeroflot wins Athens International Airport Award 2012 as the Fastest Growing Airline in Eastern Europe.

Aeroflot Check-in

The Russian airline Aeroflot also offers its passengers online check-in. The airline differentiates between normal online check-in and mobile check-in.

Benefits of Aeroflot online check-in

You can check in from any computer with an internet connection and save the waiting time at the check-in counter at the airport.

At web check-in you can choose your seat yourself. Therefore, it is wise to check in as early as possible.

You print out the boarding pass yourself. This allows you to go straight to the gate.

Groups of up to 9 people can also check in to their machines online.

Baggage

If you only have hand luggage, you can go straight to the gate. All others drop off their luggage at the luggage counters. Additional luggage will then be booked directly on site.

Online check-in cannot be used here

In order to use Aeroflot’s online check-in, you must not fly with or from the Russian airline to or from India or the USA.

In addition, children under the age of two cannot be checked in online.

If you have pets with you, you also have to do without online check-in.

If you need additional services, such as an accompaniment for the disabled or children traveling alone, online check-in is also not available.

Mobile check-in

Group check-in is not possible.
Otherwise, the rules of “normal” online check-in apply.

Online Check-in

Aeroflot offers its online check-in directly on the company’s website

Check-in start time

Starting from 24 hours before the flight and continues until  45 minutes prior the scheduled flight.

Click the button below to check in online.

ONLINE CHECK-IN




Airport Check-in

Check-in for an Aeroflot flight at the airport itself is possible 2-3 hours before the plane’s departure and depends on the route. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.

Aeroflot Baggage Allowance

Carry-on baggage

In the hand luggage belong various travel tools, which can be taken on board. As an addition to the permitted hand luggage it is possible to take a handbag, a photo camera, a plastic bag as well as a laptop on board. The size of the hand luggage must not exceed 55 cm X 40 cm X 20 cm in all booking classes. This applies to all connections, both nationally and internationally. The weight in the First and Busines Class can have a maximum weight of 15 kg and in Economy Class a total of 10 kg.

Checked baggage

In the baggage to be checked, the main travel items such as clothing and liquids as well as pointed objects, which can not be taken into the cabin. At Aeroflot the free baggage limit as well as the weight is very dependent on the booking class, also the flight destination plays a role. In economy class, as a non-mile program member, a piece of luggage up to max. 23 kg and 158 cm total dimensions. As a member of the Mileage Program, you can carry two pieces of luggage with the same weight limit or dimensions in economy class. As well as passengers of the booking classes Premium Economy and Comfort. In business class there are also two pieces of luggage. Here the weight is 32 kg per piece of luggage and a total of also 158 cm.

Other luggage

For ski equipment, bicycles and golf equipment the size does not matter, as long as the luggage does not exceed the free baggage limit. Otherwise fees will be due. The same applies to other sports equipment and musical instruments. Baby carriages can be taken on board free of charge as a bed for infants.

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Aeroflot Seat Selection

In particular, seating comfort is repeatedly praised in Aeroflot’s reviews. Seat reservations can be made either when booking, afterwards via the Internet or via smartphone up to 45 minutes before departure. Passengers can also reserve seats at the counters or at the self-service machines at the airport. The service is free of charge from the Russian airline. Seats with more legroom are also not treated separately.

Aeroflot Knee Distance

Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.

Aeroflot Bonus Frequent Flyer Program

Aeroflot Bonus is the Frequent flyer program from Aeroflot, which gives its members numerous privileges. Aeroflot can be used to collect bonus points and / or miles, and then benefit from numerous advantages, such as discounts that save costs. The program cooperates with numerous partners, Aeroflot. This includes all Sky team members.

Benefit from different status benefits

As a member of Aeroflot Bonus you will not be treated equally. The privileges you get are closely linked to the status you are a member of. A distinction is made between silver and gold status. To become a Silver member you need 25,000 miles per year or you must have booked at least 25 flights. As a gold member, at least 50,000 miles must be collected or 50 flights booked. As a gold member, you benefit from the full range of services the program has to offer, such as free access to the 400 Skyteam lounges.

The mile earning information table is below.

Class Total number of miles in %
Business
Flex CF, DF, JF 250%
IF, ZF 200%
Classic CC, DC, JC 200%
IC, ZC 150%
Comfort
Flex AF, SF, WF 200%
Classic AC, SC, WC 150%
Economy
Flex BF, HF, KF, LF, MF, UF, YF 200%
EF, NF, QF, TF 150%
Classic BC, HC, KC, LC, MC, UC, YC 150%
EC, NC, QC, TC 100%
Saver BV, HV, KV, LV, MV, UV, YV 125%
EV, NV, QV, TV 75%
Promo PS, RS 25%

Aeroflot Food & Beverage

Economy class

Catering in economy class at Aeroflot depends on the travel destination, the flight duration and the departure time. Depending on the combination of these factors, the passenger receives a hot or cold breakfast, lunch and various snacks. The passenger can also choose from a variety of drinks.

Comfort Class

The menu composition also varies in the Comfort Class. On flights from Moscow to New York, Tel Aviv and Shanghai, passengers receive nuts and almonds as an appetizer, a Greek salad with tuna as a starter and saddle of lamb with vegetables in balsamic lemon sauce as the main course. If the departure time falls in the morning, Aeroflot also serves a fruit salad, apple pancakes with cream or frittata as breakfast. The selection of drinks is also large and ranges from water to various types of juice and soft drinks to wine and beer.

Business class

Business Class regularly serves the most popular dishes from previous years. These mostly come from well-known chefs such as Thierry Mona. Which food and drinks are available depends on the destination and length of the flight.

Special menus

Aeroflot offers a number of special menus that, for example, meet certain age groups as well as medical and religious requirements. Orders for special meals must be received by the airline no later than 36 hours before departure. The following also applies: special menus are only available to passengers on flights of at least three hours.

Aeroflot Inflight Entertainment

See below the in-flight entertainment provided in Aeroflot flights, depending on class of service:

Economy Class

• Wide choice of video and audio programs available through a personal interactive screen.
• Entertainment system Panasonic eX2, 9 inches
• Radio channels, in-flight TV, and a wide selection of films
• Shop onboard and choose from a wide selection of fine perfumes, cosmetics, alcoholic drinks, presents and souvenirs.
• Inflight “Aeroflot” magazine

Business Class or Premium Class

• “Aeroflot Premium” in-flight magazine
• Enjoy a selection of movies, music, audio books and popular games at a personal player with headphones
• Entertainment system Panasonic eX2, 15.4 inches
• Radio channels, in-flight TV, and a wide selection of films

In addition to the above, cold or hot breakfast and meals and/or hot hors d’oevres are served during flight, as well as a light breakfast or snack for the Business Class, served on the finest porcelain.

Wi-Fi

Most Aeroflot airplanes have wireless Internet access, which passengers can book depending on the fare. Prices vary between $ 5 and $ 50, depending on the data volume and validity period.

Aeroflot Pet Policy

Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Aeroflot.

Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.

Aeroflot Lounge

Aeroflot’s Business Class passengers and Aeroflot Bonus Gold or SkyTeam Elite Plus cardholders enjoy access to the airline’s comfortable lounges in Moscow – Sheremetyevo Airport:

• Terminal D – 3 business exclusive halls «Klassika», «Jazz», «Blues» in the international and domestic departure zones
• Terminal F – 2
• Terminal B – 1

Aeroflot
IATA ICAO Callsign
SU AFL AEROFLOT

Founded:1923
Country:Russia
Hubs:MOW
Owner: Russian Federation (51%), employees and other persons (49%)
Alliance:SkyTeam
Frequent Flyer Program: Aeroflot Bonus
Company slogan: Sincerely Yours

Number of Aircraft: 252
Destinations:  146
Average Age of Aircraft: 5.1
Type of Aircraft: Airbus, Boeing, Sukhoi
Detail of Fleet: Airbus A320, Airbus A321, Airbus A330-200, Airbus A330-300, Airbus A350-900, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 777-300, Sukhoi Superjet-100

Head Office: 10, Arbat St., Moscow, 119002, Russia
Phone Number: 8 800 444 55 55, +7 495 223 55 55
Fax Number: +7 495 784 71 42
E-mail: callcenter@aeroflot.ru

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SVO → Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg → SVO

SVO → Sochi

Sochi → SVO

SVO → Kazan

SVO → Simferopol

Istanbul → SVO

SVO → Istanbul

Kazan → SVO

SVO → Ekaterinburg

SVO → Krasnodar

SVO → Ufa

Krasnodar → SVO

Ufa → SVO

Simferopol → SVO

Ekaterinburg → SVO

SVO → Kaliningrad

Rostov → SVO

Kaliningrad → SVO

SVO → Rostov