Aeroflot Russian Airlines has won three top prizes at the 2018 World Travel Awards, retaining the title of Europe’s Leading Airline and Europe’s Leading Airline for Business Class.
Aeroflot also won the title of Europe’s Leading Airline to Asia. Known unofficially as the Oscars of the tourism industry, the World Travel Awards took place in Athens.
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier serving 146 destinations in 52 countries. In 2017, Aeroflot carried 32.8 million passengers.
The company noted that World Travel Awards is not the only prize it recently won. The carrier was also recognized as the leading European airline for the second year in a row by users of TripAdvisor, the largest travel site worldwide.
TripAdvisor users named Aeroflot the best in three categories: Travelers’ Choice Award Premium Economy in Europe, Best Business Class in Europe and Best Airline in Russia.
The awards have acknowledged two of the key advantages of Aeroflot Bonus, including passengers’ ability to use stashed miles for buying potential flights, and the high level of the company’s service for the second consecutive year.
Aeroflot, one of the world’s oldest airlines, was included on the list of the world’s most popular airlines, based on a survey of 60,000 passenger reviews. The company was ranked in eighth position.
The carrier was also recognized as Best Major Airline in Europe by TripAdvisor travelers and named the Favorite International Airline in China at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2017.
RT. commit / ABC Flash Point Aviation News 2019.