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Aeroflot—Russian Airlines
Аэрофлот—Российские авиалинии
IATA ICAO Callsign
Foondit9 Februar 1923 (1923-02-09)
Commenced operations15 Julie 1923 (1923-07-15)
HubsSheremetyevo Internaitional Airport
Frequent-fleer programAeroflot Bonus
  • Aeroflot-Cargo
  • Aeroflot-Finance
  • Aurora (51%)
  • Dobrolet (100%)
  • Donavia (100%)
  • Jetallians Vostok
Fleet size153
Company sloganSincerely Yours (Roushie: Искренне вашIskrenne vash)
Parent companyGovrenment o Roushie (51%)
HeidquartersMoscow, Roushie
Key fowkVitaly Savelyev (CEO)
RevenueIncrease US$8,13 billion (FY 2012)
Net incomeDecrease US$166 million (FY 2012)
Employees30,328 (Aeroflot Group)

OJSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (Roushie: ОАО «Аэрофло́т-Росси́йские авиали́нии», OAO Aeroflot-Rossiyskiye avialinii) (MCXAFLT), commonly kent as Aeroflot (Inglis pronunciation: /ˈɛrˌflɔːt/ or Listeni/ˌɛrˈflɔːt/) (Roushie: Аэрофлот, Inglis/Scots translation: "air fleet"), is the flag carrier an lairgest airline o Roushie. The carrier operates domestic an internaitional passenger services, mainly frae its hub at Sheremetyevo Internaitional Airport.

Aeroflot is ane o the auldest airlines in the warld, tracin its history back ae 1923. Durin the Soviet era, Aeroflot wis the Soviet naitional airline an the lairgest airline in the warld.[1][2] Follaein the Dissolution o the Soviet Union, the carrier haes been transformit frae a state-run enterprise intae a semi-privatisit company which rankit 19t maist profitable in the warld in 2007. Aeroflot is still considered the de facto naitional airline o Roushie. It is 51%-awned bi the Roushie Govrenment. As o September 2013, the Aeroflot Group haed 30,328 employees.

The company haes embarkit on a fleet modernisation programme, extensive route restructurin, an a image owerhaul. The airline joined SkyTeam in Apryle 2006, becomin the 10t member o the alliance.

Bibliography[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Davies, R.E.G. (1992). Aeroflot: An Airline and Its Aircraft (First ed.). Rockville, Maryland: Paladwr Press. ISBN 0-9626483-1-0.
  • MacDonald, Hugh (1975). Aeroflot: Soviet air transport since 1923. Putnam. ISBN 0-370-00117-6.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Soviet Union". Retrieved 12 Julie 2011.
  2. Smith, Patrick (9 Mairch 2004). "Ask the pilot". Archived frae the original on 16 October 2007. Retrieved 21 August 2007.