S7 Airlines and Emirates concluded a partnership agreement
Besides, transit passengers who change from S7 Airlines flight to Emirates flight and vice versa, do not have to buy two separate tickets now. According to this agreement it is possible to issue one ticket for the whole trip. Passengers can use a through luggage transport service and claim their luggage at the point of their destination without transitional registration.
«This agreement allows us to provide our passengers with additional convenience and saves time. In the near future our passengers will be able to take advantage of attractive tariffs, - said the commercial director of S7 Group Vadim Besperstov. — We are carrying out negotiations with Emirates on the conclusion of an additional prorate agreement *, which will give the opportunity to buy interline tickets at discounted tariffs».
Currently S7 Airlines has over 60 interline agreements with the world’s leading airlines, such as Lufthansa, British Airways, Korean Air, Air China, Qantas Airways, Delta, Thai Airways, Iberia and others.
Emirates is the largest international airline of the United Arab Emirates, completing flights from to Dubai to over 100 cities in 62 countries. The air fleet of the company numbers 113 airplanes. In 2005 Emirates announced the largest order for Boeing-777 — 42 airliners. In August 2008 the airline will receive 55 two-decked super giants Airbus А380.
S7 Airlines is Russia’s largest domestic airline and one of the world’s top 50 airlines in this segment.
In 2007 the company received an official notification from the IATA about the inclusion of the airline in the registry of operators of IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) and became Russia’s second air carrier to successfully pass the full procedure of the international audit for conformity to operating safety standards.
S7 Airlines is one of Russia’s most stable airlines. It actively uses the latest achievements of the industry worldwide in the servicing of passengers and is actively expanding its service.
* Prorate agreement is a document which sets special, discounted tariffs for the passengers of airlines-partners of the agreement.