Aeroflot is Russia’s number 1 airline and is an integral part of the Sky Team Alliance. Founded in 1923, it is amongst the world’s longest-serving airlines and one of Russia’s most recognised brands. Based at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport, it is the airport’s major operator.
As a member of SkyTeam global airline alliance, Aeroflot with its partners provides service to more than 1000 destinations in 178 countries and offers the shortest route between Europe and Asia via Moscow. In 2012, Aeroflot carried more 17.7 million passengers (close to a 25% increase on 2011). A total of 27.5 million passengers flew with the Aeroflot group.
Aeroflot has one of the youngest and safest fleets in Europe, with the average aircraft age between five and six years old. It was the first Russian carrier to be included in IATA’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Registry and is continually certified in IATA’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Registry.
As the Official Carrier of Manchester United, Aeroflot will provide strategic advice to the club on travel arrangements for the team and officials. It will also provide charter services whenever suitable on its newest long-haul Airbus and Boeing airplanes featuring a state-of-the-art business class experience.
Having been a proud and long-standing supporter of Russian sport for many years, the partnership with Manchester United is Aeroflot’s first global sports sponsorship deal. The partnership is based on shared values including teamwork, a focus on quality, pride in our heritage and an innovative and forward-looking attitude.
For more information on the partnership please visit www.aeroflot.ru