The European Union, Canada and the UK are among the countries to have banned Russian planes from the airspace in response to the invasion of Ukraine.
British airlines have been banned from landing in Russia and crossing its airspace. The Russian aviation regulator said the move was a response to “the unfriendly decisions by the UK aviation authorities”.
Aeroflot has confirmed that international services between Russian capital Moscow and Kyrgyzstan, Belarus and Kazakhstan will restart over the next week.
Russian flag-carrier Aeroflot has confirmed it will resume international flights to the Dubai, Cairo and Malé, capital of the Maldives, in September.
Aeroflot has released passenger figures for the first six months of 2020, revealing the stark toll taken by the Covid-19 pandemic. Group passenger traffic fell by 89 per cent in the second quarter.
The board of directors at Aeroflot has re-elected Evgeny Ditrich to the role of chairman. Ditrich is also the Russian minister of transport. The meeting was held earlier, with absentee voting in place.
Aeroflot has been named the strongest brand in Russia and the strongest airline brand globally by Brand Finance, a leading independent brand valuation consultancy.
Aeroflot has resumed flights to Geneva from today, albeit operating at a reduced frequency. Currently, the flag-carrier operates one weekly flight, on Saturdays, to the Swiss city.
Aeroflot has launched an e-voucher scheme as an additional tool for ticket returns. Passengers can apply for an e-voucher as compensation for unused tickets and additional services purchased before May 1st.
Aeroflot has cancelled fees for rebooking tickets for domestic flights booked between June 2nd and June 30th. The Russian flag-carrier is a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance.