Aeroflot is planning to upgauge its aircraft for its Moscow Sheremetyevo–Guangzhou service in the summer season next year (effective March 29, 2020).

The Russian flag carrier will deploy a Boeing B777-300ER on the route, replacing its Airbus A330-300 aircraft, according to Routesonline. As can be seen from the seat map shown on the airline’s website, Aeroflot’s B777-300ER aircraft is equipped with three classes, with 30 seats in business class in a 2-2-2 configuration, 48 seats in comfort class (premium economy) laid out in 2-4-2, and 324 economy class seats.

Business Traveller’s editorial director Tom Otley has previously reviewed the business class of Aeroflot’s B777-300ER (on the Moscow-Hong Kong route):

Business Traveller Asia-Pacific also reviewed the economy class on the same route earlier this year:

Aeroflot now flies daily between Moscow and Guangzhou. According to and the airline’s seat map, Aeroflot is now using a 296-seater A330-300 on the route with 28 business class seats in a 2-2-2 layout and 268 economy seats.

Flight No. From To Departs Arrives Day
SU220 Moscow (SVO) Guangzhou (CAN) 1905 0930 +1 Daily
SU221 Guangzhou (CAN) Moscow (SVO) 1110 1625

Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines also flies daily between the two cities in a codeshare partnership with Aeroflot.

Flight No. From To Departs Arrives Day
CZ656/SU3984 Moscow (SVO) Guangzhou (CAN) 2110 1110 +1 Daily
CZ655/SU3983 Guangzhou (CAN) Moscow (SVO) 1415 1915

China Southern uses a 218-seater A330-200 aircraft for the service, according to As can be seen from the carrier’s official website, the aircraft has four seats in first class, 24 in business class configured in a 2-2-2 layout, 48 in premium economy and 142 economy seats.

In addition to its daily Guangzhou service, Aeroflot now flies three times a day to Beijing, twice daily to Shanghai, and daily to Hong Kong from Moscow.