Aeroflot News Stories

Forty-one Dead After Russian Plane Hit By Lightning

May 6, 2019

A lightning strike is seen as a contributory factor in the crash of a Russian airliner as it attempted to land at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport.

Aeroflot Orders Another 100 Superjet 100s

September 10, 2018

Aeroflot has ordered another 100 Superjet 100 regional jets, the largest ever order by the Russian airline.

Aeroflot To Restart Egypt Flights In April

March 13, 2018

Aeroflot will resume flying to Egypt in April, over two years after a bomb on a Russian Metrojet tourist flight from Sharm el-Sheikh to Moscow killed everybody on board.

Aeroflot To Lease 50 Russia-made MC-21 Aircraft

February 1, 2018

Aeroflot will lease 50 MC-21-300 aircraft from Russian state company Aviacapital-Service in an agreement the airline said is worth USD$5 billion.

Aeroflot Orders 20 Additional Superjet 100s

July 18, 2017

Aeroflot has a signed a firm contract for 20 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, adding to a previous order.

Aeroflot Off To A Strong Start In 2017

May 24, 2017

Aeroflot reported strong growth in passenger traffic numbers for April and the first four months of the year.

Aeroflot Bangkok Flight Hits Turbulence, 27 Injured

May 1, 2017

An Aeroflot flight to Thailand hit unexpected turbulence on Monday causing injuries to 27 people.

Sukhoi Superjet Defects Repaired By End-January

December 28, 2016

Russia’s Sukhoi has completed the inspection of Superjet 100s after a defect was found in the tail section of some aircraft.

Bomb Threat Causes Aeroflot Evacuation In Geneva

October 13, 2016

An Aeroflot flight to Moscow was turned back to the gate at Geneva Airport on Thursday after a man claimed there was a bomb onboard.

Aeroflot Wooing Europe-Asia Flyers

May 11, 2016

Aeroflot is using the weaker local currency to undercut foreign competitors and boost passenger numbers on its transfer routes between Europe and Asia in a bid to compensate for falling domestic traffic.