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. 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).
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 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.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Aeroflot website. 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.
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 Ñ… 40 Ñ… 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.
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.
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.
To make a comfortable trip with Aeroflot, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.
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 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 %|
|Flex||CF, DF, JF||250%|
|Classic||CC, DC, JC||200%|
|Flex||AF, SF, WF||200%|
|Classic||AC, SC, WC||150%|
|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%|
Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.
Especially in long distances, Aeroflot offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.
The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.
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.
The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Aeroflot lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.