Published on : Saturday, October 1, 2016
London Gatwick to Moscow route to start 15 November 2016
Aeroflot, the national flag carrier of Russia, to provide daily service to Sheremetyevo International Airport from London Gatwick
New route joins over 20 new long-haul routes from Gatwick Airport this year
Gatwick Airport is to welcome a brand new daily service to Moscow, from airline Aeroflot, starting 15 November 2016.
Aeroflot, the national flag carrier of Russia, is one of the World’s oldest airlines tracing its history back to 1923 and now flying to 131 destinations in 50 countries.
The new route is in response to Russia being one of the World’s most visited tourist destinations*, home to renowned architectural wonders including Saint Basil’s Cathedral.
From historical architectural wonders to more modern creations, Moscow also has the accolade of being home to the highest skyscraper in Europe, the Federation Tower, within the Moscow International Business Center, completed just this year.
This week, has seen Aeroflot announced as Europe’s best airline by respected industry magazine Business Traveller at their awards for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Aeroflot also secured first place in the categories for Best Business-Class on Mid-Range Flights and Best Airline in Russia and CIS at the awards.
Gatwick Airport, Chief Commercial Officer Guy Stephenson said:
“Moscow is a fantastic new addition to Gatwick’s route network joining an impressive line-up of new destinations from Gatwick, including China, Peru, Canada, Costa Rica, Nigeria, South Africa and the United States. We’re delighted to be providing this new daily connection to Russia for both our business and leisure passengers – starting in just over six weeks.”
Source:- Gatwick Airport