December 16, 2016, Moscow. — Aeroflot was awarded as The Best Economy Class 2016 in China according to the leading Beijing media source Best Travel Media. The solemn ceremony was held in Beijing.
Best Travel Media rating is based on votes by tourism agencies in China and overseas including tour operators, tourism boards, airlines, as well as many other people who work in the tourism sectors.
Chinese market is a key market for the principal Russian airline. Aeroflot show the significant growth in passenger traffic on the Chinese direction and the share of transfer passengers is more than 60%.
The development of aviation transit between Europe and Asia is an important issue for Aeroflot. Russian carrier offers the best transfer network between Asia, Europe and the US with convenient connections at Moscow Sheremetyevo airport. Due to the optimized routes system passengers could save up to 2 hours of flight in comparison with other foreign hubs.
Aeroflot main competitive advantages are: the youngest fleet among the world’s major airlines (100 and more aircraft in operation), impeccable punctuality and the highest level of service on board. These allowed Russian carrier to obtain leadership position on Chinese aviation market, significantly contributing to the development of relations between two friendly countries.