It has been revealed that Aeroflot will be doubling down on flights to Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai from Moscow as international route choice continues to be limited.
Effective from the second week in June, the carrier has expansive plans for those particular Chinese destinations from the Russian capital.
Without further ado, courtesy of AeroRoutes.com, let’s get into it…
First With Moscow-Beijing Daxing…
First off, Aeroflot will be increasing its services on the Moscow-Beijing Daxing route from three to four weekly on June 5.
Then, by July 1, this will then change to Daily services for the carrier, utilizing the Boeing 777-300ERs that they have in their fleet.
Such capacity increases are reflective of the strong tourism links that the two countries have with each other as a result.
Aeroflot Will Be Doing The Same for Guangzhou & Shanghai…
Within the filings, it turns out that Aeroflot will be doing the same frequency upgrades on services to Guangzhou and Shanghai but on different dates.
For the Guangzhou service, this will increase to four times per week from June 2 and then will increase to daily from July 1.
As for the Shanghai service, the same frequency upgrades will happen on June 4 to four weekly and then on July 3 for daily services.
All three services from Moscow will be utilized by the same aircraft type, the Boeing 777-300ER.
The Doubling Down Effect From The Airline…
These changes are reflective of the demand patterns that Aeroflot already knows and is going to utilize in its best interests.
With their international portfolios limited by continued sanctions in the wake of the war in Ukraine, the airline has to be selective in which markets will be the best for them in terms of revenue capture.
All eyes will be on the carrier to see what other routes they will choose to strengthen, as they do need international capture in order to thrive further in what is currently a limited market for them.