Aeroflot is one of the oldest airlines in the world, tracing its history back to 1923. In 1956, it became the first airline to successfully operate regular jet airliner services with the Tupolev Tu-104.

Aeroflot: photos and advertising. The SovietEraMuseum exclusive:

During the Soviet era, Aeroflot was the Soviet national airline and the largest airline in the world.


Aeroflot was designated as the official carrier of Russian participants in the ХХII Olympic Games. On May 6 the official opening was held of the new international airport complex—Sheremetyevo-2.

1980-s’, the Golden years of Aeroflot:

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