Aeroflot has confirmed it has been granted five star global airline status in APEX´s official airline ratings, the company said.
The status, first granted to Aeroflot last year, has been extended through 2019.
Global Airline is the most prestigious category in the APEX Official Airline Ratings, covering airlines with a large number of wide-body aircraft and a global route network. Just 25 airlines have Five Star Global Airline status, out of nearly 500 carriers worldwide analysed using anonymous passenger feedback based on verified travel itineraries. Other categories include Major Regional Airlines, Commuter Airlines and Low-Cost Carriers.
APEX (the Airline Passenger Experience Association) is a US-based organization comprising the world´s leading airlines, industry suppliers, major media groups and related aviation industry leaders and dedicated to assessing the quality of services provided by airlines and elevating the passenger experience.
Aeroflot is Russia´s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot serves 146 destinations in 52 countries. Aeroflot´s 248-strong fleet is the youngest of any airline worldwide that operates more than 100 aircraft. In 2017, Aeroflot carried 32.8 million passengers (50.1 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).