Aeroflot has taken delivery of new A321aircraft equipped with aerodynamic wing-tips known as Sharklets
OREANDA-NEWS. Aeroflot has taken delivery of new A321 aircraft equipped with aerodynamic wing-tips known as Sharklets. The VP-BTH aircraft is named in honour of Robert Rozhdestvensky, a prominent Russian poet of the second half of the XXth century.
The airliner is designed in a new enhanced two class composition with 16 seats in business and 167 in economy.
Aeroflot operates А321 aircraft across its European and domestic routes network. A321 airplanes satisfy the highest reliability, safety and comfort standards and are considered among the best for mid-range flights.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot and its partners serve 1,074 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. In 2016, Aeroflot carried 29 million passengers (43.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).
Aeroflot became the first Russian airline to be awarded Four Star Airline status by Skytrax in recognition of the high-quality of its customer service. In 2017, Aeroflot was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the sixth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.
In 2017, Aeroflot was named the most powerful brand in Russia and the world’s strongest airline brand by leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance. Aeroflot was also named Best Major Airline in Europe by TripAdvisor travellers and recognised as the Favourite International Airline in China at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2017.