International cargo surge for Aeroflot, domestic volumes remain flat

Aeroflot Boeing 737-800 in SkyTeam livery

Cargo and mail volumes grew 29.2 per cent in February for Aeroflot with international tonnage surging while remaining flat on domestic services.

Total volumes were up 29.2 per cent to 14,231 tonnes, with an international surge of 53.5 per cent to 9,182 tonnes, while domestic cargo was up 0.3 per cent to 5,049 tonnes.

In the first two months of 2017, cargo and mail was up 39.5 per cent to 28,622 tonnes, with international volumes leading the way, rising 69.6 per cent to 19,014 tonnes and domestic cargo was up 3.3 per cent to 9,608 tonnes.

The airline added one Boeing 737-800 to its fleet and phased out one Airbus A320, bringing the total to 190 aircraft.