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Aeroflot Group announces operating results for February 2021

Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 80.0%, a 5.3 percentage point increase year-on-year.

MOSCOW – Aeroflot PJSC announced Aeroflot Group operating results for February and 2M 2021.

Key highlights of February 2021 2:

  • Aeroflot Group carried 2.2 million passengers, 41.8% down year-on-year;
  • 2.0 million passengers carried in domestic segment, 9.6% down year-on-year;
  • Group’s RPK decreased by 54.5% year-on-year, ASK decreased by 57.5% year-on-year;
  • Aeroflot Group’s passenger load factor was 80.0%, a 5.3 percentage point increase year-on-year;
  • Pobeda Airlines carried 844.8 thousands passengers, a year-on-year increase of 2.8%.

Impact of coronavirus pandemic
In 2M and February 2020, operating results were affected by the dynamics of demand and significant flight restrictions imposed amid the spread of the novel coronavirus infection.

In February 2021 Aeroflot Group continued to restore its domestic traffic volumes and partially restore international flights. In addition to flights to Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Maldives, Egypt, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea, Japan, Serbia and Finland, based on regulatory approval flights to Almaty (Kazakhstan), Baku (Azerbaijan), Yerevan (Armenia), Delhi (India) were added with limited frequency. In March flights to the Seychelles were opened. However, in general, international traffic remained significantly limited.

Fleet update
In February 2021 Aeroflot Airlines added one Boeing 777-300ER, phased out two Airbus ?320, and transferred five SSJ100s to the fleet of Rossiya Airlines as part of intra-group redistribution. As of 28 February 2021, the fleet of the Aeroflot Group consisted of 339 aircraft.

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