Transaero Airlines Carried 10.9 Million Passengers in January-October 2013

 Moscow, November 21, 2013 - Transaero Airlines has unveiled its operational results for the first ten months of 2013. The results demonstrate the company's stable development and highlight growth across all key performance indicators.

In January-October 2013:

Revenue passenger kilometers (RPK) increased to a total of 40,083 million, a 15.9% increase over the first ten months of 2012

  • Number of passengers carried reached 10,885,614, a 22.2% increase compared to January-October 2012


  • Freight turnover grew to a total of 3,919 million tkm, a 14.7% rise over the first ten months of 2012


  • Transaero delivered a total of 54,823.24 tons of cargo in the first ten months of 2013, up 3.5% on January-October 2012


The results of the first ten months of 2013 demonstrate that Transaero Airlines has passed a new benchmark in its development as it carried more by 550,000 passengers in January-October 2013 than in 12 months of 2012 (10.3 million passengers).

In October 2013 Transaero carried 1,062,457 passengers, a 27.9% rise over October 2012. For the first time in the airline's history the number of passengers carried in October has exceeded 1 million passengers.

About Transaero Airlines

Transaero Airlines is the second-largest passenger airline in Russia. Transaero launched its services in November, 1991. Transaero's fleet consists of 101 aircraft, including twenty-four Boeing 747s, fourteen Boeing 777s, fifteen 767s, forty three 737s, three Tupolev Tu-214 and two Tu-204-100C aircraft. Transaero has the largest long-haul fleet in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe. It is the only commercial carrier flying Boeing 747 passenger aircraft in the region. According to the German Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Center (JACDEC), Transaero ranks among the top 20 safest carriers in the world. Transaero serves more than 240 routes in Russia, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

Transaero has been named the World's Most Improved Airline at the Skytrax 2013 Awards. Transaero was voted the Best Airline in EMEA by Frequent Business Traveler, US online publication.