Skytrax names Aeroflot best airline in Eastern Europe

Skytrax World Airline Awards has named Russian carrier Aeroflot as best airline in eastern Europe and best premium economy onboard catering of any airline worldwide, Aeroflot said.

Aeroflot received the award for best airline in Eastern Europe for the sixth straight year and seventh time overall. The award for best premium economy onboard catering represents a breakthrough for Aeroflot. Previously the award had belonged to Singapore Airlines, recognized by many ratings as the finest in the world.

Aeroflot is Russia´s flagship carrier and a member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot serves 146 destinations in 52 countries. Aeroflot´s 241-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).