“Aeroflot” reduced by 10% tariffs on some international flights

Moscow. January 27. “Aeroflot” reduced by 10% rates, denominated in Euro, part of its international flights, the carrier said on Wednesday.

This program began on January 26. She comes to fares on flights directly to the airline and its subsidiaries: as at one end, and direction.

This cheapening of carriage does not apply to tariff group “promo”, to some destinations in the CIS, as well as destinations operated by the airline “Aurora”. “On the mentioned topics a significant decrease was produced earlier, in December 2015, – stated in the message. – The promotion also does not apply to “pass-through” tariff, providing for transportation of passengers with connections in foreign airports with the participation of airline partners”.

The tariff reduction is intended to compensate the Russians increased the cost of international air travel in connection with the increase in foreign currency exchange rates, the company explained.

In December of last year “Aeroflot” has lowered tariffs for some of its domestic flights by 10% to 26 March 2016 (end of winter schedule). Reduced fares on airline tickets in all classes of service (business, comfort, economy) and applies to all tariff groups.

Earlier the FAS complained about the rising cost of air travel after the departure of the airline “Transaero” and warned about possible criminal charges.

Later, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aeroflot Kirill Androsov told reporters that the FAS has reason to monitor the prices of tickets of the company, but conflict with the office no. He also noted that after the demise of Transaero, the share of Aeroflot on Russian and international markets have increased, “but neither in that, nor in the other segment did not exceed 50%”.

According to base “SPARK-Interfax”, the largest shareholder of airline “Aeroflot” are Rosimushchestvo (51,17%) and a subsidiary company of LLC “Aeroflot-Finance” (4,83%). Minority shareholders include the General Director “Aeroflot” Vitaly Savelyev, first Deputy Director for aviation security Vladimir Antonov, Deputy administration Vasily Avilov, Deputy technical Director Igor Parakhin and Deputy flight Director Igor receives a first yellow card.