Aeroflot sees record traffic volumes for 2013

Aeroflot has announced record operating results for the twelve months ending 31 December 2013 with key drivers including: A marked expansion of the route network, fleet enlargement and passenger traffic growth.


Aeroflot sees record traffic volumes for 2013


Aeroflot has announced record operating results for the twelve months ending 31 December 2013 with key drivers including: A marked expansion of the route network, fleet enlargement and passenger traffic growth. While passenger traffic for the full year 2013 was a record 20.9 million passengers, up 18.4 per cent year-on-year, cargo traffic declined 8.6 per cent to 204,554 tonnes of which international was down a full 20.5 per cent to 121,797.

Domestic volumes, boosted by Olympics-related demand were up 17.1 per cent on the other hand, to 82,757 tonnes for the full year. The Russian carrier no long operates maindeck capacity, instead relying on the belly capacity of its fleet of 143 passenger aircraft. In 2013 the company expanded its fleet, flying eight new A320s, five new A321s, three new B737-800s and four new B777-300s.