OREANDA-NEWSFor the second year in a row, the largest Russian air carrier Aeroflot was recognized as the best airline in Eastern Europe among premium-class carriers. This was reported on Tuesday to the Russian media in the company's press service, citing the results of the British Business Traveler Awards 2019.

"The prestigious award in the" Best Airline of Eastern Europe "category was awarded to the company by the organizer of the award - the British Business Traveler magazine, annually awarding it based on the results of a readership vote since 1988", the agency’s interlocutor said, adding that Aeroflot already received the award last year in this nomination. In turn, Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev noted that the presentation of the award confirmed the company's leadership in the premium segment of international air transportation.

Earlier, the status of the best airline in Eastern Europe for the eighth time in a row was awarded to Aeroflot by the organizers of the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2019, the industry’s main industry award. In addition, the Russian carrier was assigned a five star rating for punctual flights from the British OAG agency.