The Russian government has extended the appointment of Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev for another five years, according to a spokesperson for Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Saveliev was appointed CEO on April, 10, 2009 for five years; he succeeded Valery Okulov who led the carrier since the end of the 1990s. Saveliev’s term expires in April 2014. Under Saveliev’s leadership, Aeroflot launched Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) operations, ordered 16 Boeing 777s and took delivery of ...

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