Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Aeroflot to launch Moscow - Marseille

The leading Russian airline, Aeroflot will be starting flights to Marseilles from its home base of Moscow from 1st June this year the airline has confirmed.

The service will be operated five times each week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and Aeroflot will deploy an Airbus A320 will to the route.

Marseille is the second largest city in France, after Paris, a renowned cultural and historical centre and popular Mediterranean resort. The French national anthem, “la Marseillaise”, was named in honour of the city. Starting from Summer 2019, Marseille will become the fourth French city in Aeroflot’s route network along with Paris, Nice and Lyon.

Aeroflot's schedule for the new flight will depart Sheremetyevo at 8:35 and arrive at Marseille Provence Airport at 11:50 under the flight number of SU2378.  The return flight on Mondays, Saturdays and Sundays flight SU2379 will depart Marseille Provence Airport at  12:45 and arrive at Sheremetyevo at 17:40; on Wednesdays and Fridays flight SU 2379 will depart Marseille Provence Airport at 12:55, and arrive in Moscow at 17:50 (local time).

Aeroflot is continuously expanding its route network and increasing flight frequencies to popular destinations. The airline flies to 152 destinations in 55 countries, including 54 in Russia. In its Winter 2018/19 schedule Aeroflot has launched 14 new destinations, which are serviced both by the Company’s own fleet and jointly with Rossiya Airline.

The airline's route network spans the largest cities in the Northern Caucasus, including Grozny, Vladikavkaz, Makhachkala, Nazran (Magas) and Nalchik, as well as the cities of the Volga region – Izhevsk and Ulyanovsk. On top of that, Aeroflot has launched direct flights from Moscow to Osh and Bukhara. Internationally, we have added flights to three European cities: Gothenburg, Dublin and Ljubljana, as well as services to Denpasar – the largest city of the Indonesian island of Bali – and Colombo – the largest metropolis of Sri Lanka.

Aeroflot offers its passengers convenient connecting flights from its hub airport of Sheremetyevo and provides high quality service throughout the journey. Aeroflot's high-quality service has been confirmed by numerous awards and ratings: 4-Star Airline rating from the British agency Skytrax, and the 5-Star Global Airline Status in APEX’s Official Airline Ratings, granted only to 25 carriers worldwide.