14 November 2023, Abu Dhabi — Aeroflot has resumed regular flights from Sheremetyevo Airport to Abu Dhabi International Airport, a spokesperson for the company confirmed, from the Dubai Air Show this week. Four weekly flights will be operated on narrow-body Boeing 737-800 to the UAE’s capital.
The airline will operate from Abu Dhabi International Airport’s new Terminal A with its passengers among the first to appreciate the comfort, innovative solutions and unsurpassed design of the new building. One of the largest terminals in the world, Terminal A is capable of receiving up to 79 aircraft simultaneously and up to 11 thousand travellers per hour. Business class passengers and elite level (golden and platinum) members of «Aeroflot Bonus» loyalty program will have access to the business-hall Plaza Premium Lounge in addition to a plethora of duty-free, F&B and health & wellness facilities at the new terminal.
An Abu Dhabi Airports spokesperson said: “Welcoming Aeroflot to Abu Dhabi’s state-of-the-art Terminal A, brings yet another international carrier to the UAE’s capital, showcasing the growing roster of routes and options operated from Abu Dhabi International Airport. For both passengers and airlines, Terminal A brings a new era of travel and global connectivity, positioning Abu Dhabi as a hub for tourism, commerce and a gateway through which to explore and experience the rich culture and heritage of the UAE.”
Aeroflot is Russia’s largest airline and the Aeroflot Group also includes Rossiya and Pobeda Airlines. Aeroflot Group is the leader in the Russian commercial aviation. In 2022, Aeroflot carried 20.5 million passengers (40.7 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries).
It is also one of the world’s oldest airlines, established 100 years ago, and one of the most recognisable Russian brands.