Russian Airlines ‘Aeroflot’ likely to enter Nepal

Posted on by Pathak Anurup

-KATHMANDU

Aeroflot, Russian Airlines has appointment Gandaki International as a new sales agent (General Sale Agent) for Aeroflot on the Nepalese market.

General Manager of Aeroflot for Nepal Sergei Kidisyuk, stated the statement that “We go back to Nepal after two years. We recently returned to New Delhi, and hope to be able to make it to Kathmandu soon”. It is also likely that the Russian carrier will resume its flights to that country.

The Russians spend more time in our country than those from other countries. We hope that cooperation with Aeroflot will influence the further growth of tourism among the inhabitants of the Russian Federation. And it will be beneficial for both parties, “said Koney Digbijaya , director of Gandaki International Travels.

Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Aeroflot and its partners serve 1,074 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. In 2016, Aeroflot carried 29 million passengers (43.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).

Aeroflot became the first Russian airline to be awarded Four Star Airline status by Skytrax in recognition of the high-quality of its customer service. In 2017, Aeroflot was named Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the sixth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

In 2017, Aeroflot was named the most powerful brand in Russia and the world’s strongest airline brand by leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance. Aeroflot was also named Best Major Airline in Europe by TripAdvisor travellers and recognised as the Favourite International Airline in China at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2017.

Aeroflot operates one of the youngest fleets in the world with 202 aircraft. Aeroflot is based in Moscow, at Sheremetyevo International Airport.

Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety, with a European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, the main globally recognized safety parameter, comparable to global peers.

 

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