Aeroflot. Founded by the Russian government (1923). Aeroflot is among the world’s oldest airlines and one of Russia’s most recognised brands. Through its hub at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, Aeroflot operates flights to 94 destinations in 47 countries. Besides Russia, there are 38 destinations in Europe, 10 in Asia, 5 in the Middle East, 5 in America, and 2 in Africa.