Aeroflot is headquartered in Moscow, the capital city of Russia. Aeroflot is the national airline of Russia. Currently, it is the largest airline of Russia, in terms of the number of passengers carried by it, every year. It holds the distinction of being one of the oldest airlines in the world, with its history dating back to 1923. In the Cold War days, it used to be the national airline of the Soviet Union.
In 1991, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, "Aeroflot - Soviet Airlines" was transformed into the open stock company "Aeroflot - Russian International Airlines” i.e. transformed from being a state-run enterprise to a semi-privatized airline. In the present time, the airline is doing profitable business in both Domestic and International levels.
It presently flies to 95 destinations across 46 countries in the world. These include 27 destinations in Russia, 6 in CIS, 2 in Africa, 9 in Asia, 40 in Europe, 5 in Middle East, 3 in North America and 1 in the Caribbean. In India, Aeroflot Airways flies to Delhi and Mumbai. Aeroflot's fleet consists of modern aircraft like Airbus A319-100, Airbus A320-200, Airbus A330-200 and Airbus A330-300. In 2009-2010, the airline introduced many more aircrafts to its fleet, including Airbus A350-900, Boeing 767-300ER. It is soon going to include Ilyushin Il-96-300 and Tupolev Tu-154M into its fleet.