- Joe Breitfeller
Aeroflot to Resume Regular Service to Havana From December 21, 2021
Aeroflot will resume regular twice-weekly service to Havana on Tuesdays and Fridays from December 21st, 2021. The route will be operated with an Airbus A350 configured in three classes with 28 Business Class Suites, 24 Comfort Economy and 316 Economy Class seats.
On Tuesday (November 30, 2021), Aeroflot announced the resumption of regular flights to Havana, Cuba from December 21st, 2021. The carrier will offer two weekly flights to Havana on Tuesdays and Fridays and the route will be serviced with an Airbus A350. The aircraft has 316 seats in three classes including 28 private Business Class Suites featuring 2-meter lie-flat beds, 24 extra-legroom Comfort Economy seats and 264 Economy Class seats. Guests in all cabins will enjoy the latest generation inflight entertainment (IFE) system, landscape cameras and Wi-Fi connectivity for purchase. Economy Class customers will appreciate increased legroom and seat pitch (78.7 cm), while Comfort Class guests will savor a special menu and enjoy seats with an extra recline angle, 33 cm IFE screens, individual lighting and recharging ports. In addition to full-flat beds, Aeroflot’s Business Class Suites offer an unprecedented level of comfort and privacy and feature 54 cm IFE screens.
Havana is the largest city and capital of Cuba and offers unique architecture, a vibrant culture, and convenient transportation to Cuba’s famous beaches. Havana will become Aeroflot’s second Cuban destination, as the airline has offered three weekly flights to the resort city of Varadero since June 2021. Tickets are now available for booking and travelers can view up-to-date information on visa rules and restrictions on Aeroflot’s website.
Aeroflot is the flag carrier of Russia and a proud member of the global SkyTeam® alliance. During 2020, Aeroflot carried 14.6 million guests and when the Aeroflot Group subsidiaries are included, the total rises to 30.2 million passengers. The airline holds a 4-Star rating from Skytrax World Airline Awards and has been awarded a five-star global airline rating by APEX. According to Cirium’s On-Time Performance Review, Aeroflot was the world’s most on-time mainline airline for 2019. The carrier has also received a five-star rating from OAG for flight punctuality. In 2021, Brand Finance, a leading brand strategy consultancy, declared Aeroflot the strongest brand in Russia, as well as the “world’s strongest airline brand.” According to Bain and Company research, Aeroflot ranks fourth in the airline industry for digitalization.