Moscow, 16 September 2014 — Russia’s largest international hotel operator and leading airline company join hands to reward loyalty of their international guests.
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, the leading international hotel operator in Russia, CIS and Baltics, and Aeroflot, the leading Russian air carrier, are proud to announce a partnership for the Aeroflot Bonus frequent flyer programme. Members of Aeroflot Bonus can now earn bonus miles at Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson hotels around the globe.
The new partnership is a valuable addition to Carlson Rezidor’s strong portfolio of partners rewarding the loyalty of its guests. Aeroflot Bonus programme registered members will be able to earn 500 miles for their stay at Radisson Blu and 250 bonus miles for their stay at Park Inn by Radisson. Accumulated bonus miles can be used to book premium flights or upgrade to a higher class on Aeroflot flights.
Tom Flanagan, Area Vice President for Eastern Europe at Carlson Rezidor: «We are happy to welcome Aeroflot, the major Russian airlines, as a Carlson Rezidor global partner. We are always looking for new opportunities to expand the list of additional services for our guests. Both our companies’ leading positions on the Russian market, a wide network of destinations that overlap by 50% and the recent expansion of Carlson Rezidor’s presence to Russia’s two biggest airports — all of this will definitely bring new benefits to our guests and make their trips even more convenient and efficient.»
For further media information please contact:
Irina Zakharova, Area PR & Communications Manager for Eastern Europe
Aeroflot is Russia’s flagship carrier and one of the largest airline groups in Europe. In 2013, its 90th anniversary year, Aeroflot carried 20.9 million passengers (31.4 million passengers as Aeroflot Group including subsidiaries), a record for any Russian airline. A proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance, Aeroflot and its partners serve more than 1,000 destinations in 177 countries worldwide. Aeroflot operates the youngest fleet in the world among major carriers numbering 153 aircraft. Aeroflot is among the global leaders in aviation safety. The company’s European Community Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) Index, which is the main globally recognized safety parameter, is comparable to global peers. The first Russian carrier to enter the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) register, renewing its registration for the fifth time in 2013, Aeroflot has successfully passed the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) and is fully ISO 9001:2008 compliant. In 2014 Aeroflot was named by SKYTRAX as the Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the third time. Find more at www.aeroflot.com
About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes more than 1,350 hotels and 180,000 rooms in operation and under development with a footprint spanning over 105 countries and territories and a powerful set of global brands including Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson Red, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. In most hotels, guests can benefit from Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the world. Carlson Rezidor and its brands employ 88,000 people.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium.