Transaero launched its direct flights from London to Moscow
and London to St Petersburg a new style luxury travel was
born. The award-winning second largest passenger carrier
in Russia led by CEO Olga Pleshakova has a bag of awards
under its belt. The airline was voted:
only Russian airline to be in the top 30 safest airlines
in the world according to JACDEC
Skytrax World Airline Awards 2013:
• The World's Most Improved Airline 2012
• The Best Airline in Eastern Europe GlobeRunner
Awards by US online publication Frequent Business Traveler
• Best airline food and drinks 2012
• Best airline in EMEA
• The only transport company in Russia to be assigned
with the top CSR ranking AAA(s)
Olga Pleshakova, is herself, the first woman to
lead a major Russian airline and has been CEO of
Transaero since 2001. She first joined the airline
after graduation from the Moscow Aviation Institute.
On 28 May 2014, she was honoured with one of the
highest awards of the French Republic, the National
Order of Merit. Mrs. Pleshakova was awarded for
her contribution to the development of the economic
and cultural connections between Russia and France.
23 years ago, Transaero opened a new page in the
history of the Russian commercial aviation by becoming
the first private airline in Russia.
Transaero operates six classes with two daily flights
to Terminal 4 London Heathrow airport; namely:
• First class standards of service known as
• Business class, • Premium class,
• Economy class • Tourist class •
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Transaero UK Schedule
option of services available depends on the routes and the
type of aircraft operated but it is the luxurious Imperial
class that makes it a leader in the game.
the UK, Imperial class is available on the London-Moscow
route where real luxury is displayed for this unique destination.
Transaero’s Imperial class was launched in 2008 targeted
at those who appreciate luxury and exclusiveness of services,
making it the only airline in Russia offering a first class
service. This unique class combines both the modern service
technologies and the best traditions of hospitality of the
Russian Imperial Court. Apart from the super high quality
interior, smartly dressed personal attendants and choice
menu, extra services include:
• Personal Driver Service on the way to and from airports
• VIP and business lounges
• Personal attendants
• Seats converted into a full flatbed
• Meals from Café Pushkin restaurant on flights
• Wide selection of wines and liquors
The following routes are served by Imperial Class: London,
New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Milan, Paris, Paphos, Tel
Aviv, Dubai, Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Almaty, Astana, Cancun,
Punta Cana, and Denpasar (the range of destinations varies
The Imperial class is available on board: Boeing 767-300,
Boeing 777-300, Boeing 777-200, and Boeing 747-400, as well
as on board narrowbody Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Ten Things to do in Moscow
Kremlin and Red Square and its surroundings
Kremlin and Red Square
I cannot imagine anyone visiting Moscow without
touring the Kremlin and the Red Square. The centre
of Russia's capital is a magnet for tourists and
one of the most iconic squares in the world. The
name of the square is a derived from the Russian
word "Krasnaya" (The name of the square
is Krasnaya Ploshchad) which can be translated to
either mean "beautiful" or "red".
The red square is also home to Lenin's mausoleum.
Ten Things to do in St. Petersburg
airline operates only a discount class to its headquarters
destination, St Petersburg, but upon arrival the destination
itself does not fail to impress you. The former home of
Tsars has everything luxury written all over it. Visit the
information desk at the airport to find out how to get into
town with public transport. You will discover that when
you walk along the streets of St Petersburg, and start exploring
it, history becomes a reality. The is the place where splendour
and glamour greets you in abundance.
State Hermitage Museum
is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
One of the largest and oldest museums in the world, it was
founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and has been open
to the public since 1852.
do” food and drink places in Saint Petersburg
at the famous “Eliseevsky” store
Everything in Saint Petersburg is like
a luxurious museum. The “Eliseevsky”
keeps up with tradition. With a window dressing in
splendid fairy tale style, the “Eliseevsky”
is a museum of food. The whole store is set up with
an assortment of bread, pies, cakes, fancy cakes,
exclusive handmade chocolates, caviar, semi-prepared
food and everything exquisite.
dining “Russian Imperial Cuisine” style
at the “Tsar” restaurant
Opened in 2008, the
“Tsar” restaurant is located in the very
heart of the city, in the historic 12 Sadovaya Street.
Embellished by four grand sets of columns, the mansion
was a popular address by the art community of the
previous century. Today, with its exquisite menu it
attracts famous names like Gerard Depardieu, Leonardo
di Caprio, Antonio Banderas, Daniel Radcliffe and
Gerhard Fritz Kurt Schroder among others. Apart from
the delicious food, vodka is served in the same way
that Alexander the III used to drink it. The average
bill at the “Tsar” is about 70-100 USD.
Almost everything at 12 Sadovaya Street is regal including
the imperial toilets which have been restored to the
delight of customers.
places of interest in Saint Petersburg
Grand Palace, Tsarskoe
of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, Kazan
Summer Garden, Mariinsky
and Paul Fortress
to use the Metro in Moscow
beautiful subways in Moscow
to obtain a Russian Tourist Visa