Aeroflot and Transaero passenger traffic increased by 20% and 26%, respectively

JSC "Aeroflot — Russian Airlines" in the first half of 2013 increased passenger traffic by 20.2% compared to the same period last year — up to 9 million 541.6 thousand passengers, the company said.

Passenger traffic in June of 2013 amounted to 1,000,000 922.9 thousand passengers, which is 19.8% more than in June 2012. International air lines used 1 million 106.9 thousand passengers (up 12.4%), internal — 816.9 thousand passengers (31.5%).

A significant difference between the growth rates in the domestic and international destinations in the company explain the strategy of the carrier. "Our rule is to properly develop abroad, it is necessary to develop properly in the country. We are developing a long-term strategy and are not looking for short-term rates," — said "AviaPort" official representative "Aeroflot" Andrew Sogrin.
It should be remembered that the "Aeroflot" operates international flights as part of the already established route network, so the growth rates are considered the initially high values.
Earlier, representatives of the base for the carrier to the airport "Sheremetyevo" talked about that in the next 2-3 years aviation hub in conjunction with the State plans to provide infrastructure for the advanced development of "Aeroflot".
"Aeroflot" takes first place in the Russian airline in terms of passenger traffic. In 2012 the company increased transportation of passengers by 24.6% — up to 17 million 656 thousand 152 people. The airline’s fleet consists of three Boeing 777s, seven Boeing 767s, 22 Airbus A330, 21 Airbus A321, 49 Airbus A320, 15 Airbus A319, 6 Il-96-300, 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100, 3 MD-11 (F).
The main shareholder of JSC "Aeroflot — Russian Airlines" — the state, he owns 51.17% of shares. The group of "Aeroflot" includes airline "DonAvia", "Vladivostok Avia", "Sakhalin Airlines", "Russia" and "Orenburg Airlines".

The airline "Transaero" in the first half of 2013 increased passenger traffic by 26.4% compared to the same period in 2012 — up to 5 million 491 thousand 42 people, the company said.

Passenger traffic amounted to 21 billion 933 million 9 million passenger-kilometers, which is 21.5% more than in the first six months of last year. By 5.9% in the aforesaid period increased turnover airlines, reaching 29 thousand ton of cargo 71.
"We are pleased with the outcome of our work and shown growth. Important events of the first half were the active operations on a wide network of routes from Moscow airport" Vnukovo ", as well as the preparation of a strategic cooperation agreement with the airline" UTair ". Prestigious international awards won by" Transaero "this year, according to the highly professional work of the whole team Airlines" — are reported CEO Olga Pleshakova.
According to the forecasts of the company, in 2013, "Transaero" will increase passenger traffic by 17.4%.
OJSC "Airline" Transaero "was created in 1990. Airline in passenger traffic in 2012 increased by 22.2% — up to 10 million 327 thousand 560 people. Company’s fleet consists of 93 aircraft: 23 Boeing 747s, 13 Boeing 777s, 15 Boeing 767 , 39 Boeing 737s and three Tu-214. shareholders are LLC "Transaero-Finance" — 5,23%, Jeimbo Cyprus Limited — 5,52%, Sky StreamCorporation — 12,7%, Alexander Pleshakov — 25.42% Olga Pleshakova — 18.39%, Lev Khasis — 6.48%.

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