Aeroflot took the second place among the best airlines in the world and unconditionally remains the best airline in Russia. These are the findings of the rating, which was one of the most popular in the world. National Geographic Traveler (NGT) at the end of the online voting conducted among the Russian readers, the press service of Aeroflot.
From 8 September to 6 November 2016, visitors to the web site of the publication chose the best travel directions and services in 23 different categories. When assessing the global airline Aeroflot took second place, marginally behind only Emirates airline, which this year was recognized as the best in the world by Skytrax World Airline Awards. Aeroflot and Emirates provides passengers with the same high service level both companies are holders rating of “four stars” from the British Agency Skytrax, which is considered the world’s most authoritative appraiser of services in air transport. In the ranking of the NGT Russian carrier surpassed such well-known leaders of world industry, Air France, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines and Etihad Airways, winner of the “five star” by Skytrax.
“Aeroflot confirmed its reputation as the undisputed leader of the domestic industry, collecting 56% of the votes half or more more than the nearest competitor on the Russian market. This is the second title in the history of the airline. Third place among the top Russian airlines has taken the classic loukoster “Victory”, which is rapidly developing in the Group “Aeroflot”, – explained the airline.
Electronic voting for the awards National Geographic Traveler magazine Awards has been held annually since 2011. Its results regularly confirm the reputation of Aeroflot as one of the best premium airlines, which pays priority attention to the comprehensive improvement of the quality and improvement of service.