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S7 Airlines has updated its iPhone app with support for Apple Watch


S7 Airlines has updated its iPhone app with support for Apple Watch

S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, has updated its iPhone app. The new app version supports innovative Apple Watch, which goes on sale in some countries today.

S7 Airlines is the first Russian airline to develop support for the new Apple device. Smart Apple Watch owners can get information on their flight status, information on gate number, and prompt updates in case of any boarding gate changes, as well as information on seat number onboard. All notifications in the iPhone app will be instantly shown in the Apple Watch display, so there is no need to take your iPhone out of pocket and enter the app or notification page.

“We continue to develop electronic services dynamically, and to be the first on the market to implement innovative solutions. Today over 30% of our passengers purchase air tickets and use other electronic services online, including through iPhone and Android apps. This index is the most impressive among Russian carriers. For our passengers’ comfort we are constantly updating our mobile app, and now it has become even better” ”, Dmitry Chuiko, S7 Group E-Commerce Director, noted.

S7 Airlines was the first to launch online sale of air tickets on its own website, and was the first among Russian companies to start the use of electronic tickets, to offer online flight registration to its passengers, to implement mobile boarding pass, and it was also the first to develop a special iPhone app and website mobile version. 

S7 Airlines (a brand of Siberia Airlines, www.s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.

The airline has the widest internal route network in Russia, created on the basis of air transport hubs at Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines also performs regular flights to countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe, the Near East, South Asia and countries of the Asia Pacific region.

In 2007 the company received an official IATA Notice of Record into the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit), becoming the second air carrier in Russia to have successfully passed the full international audit procedure for compliance with these operational safety standards.

S7 Airlines is one of the most stable airline companies in Russia thanks to the use of the latest advances in the international passenger services field, and active development of its own services.

S7 Airlines currently owns one of the newest and most modern aircraft fleets on the Russian air transportation market.

S7 Airlines was the winner of the Wings of Russia 2010 Award in the 'Business Project in Civil Aviation of Russia' category. S7 Airlines has also been winner of the annual People's Brand/Brand No. 1 in Russia award.

S7 Airlines is a multiple winner of the Cannes Lions advertising festival awards for implemented projects, and My Planet national awards for discoveries in travel sphere.

The airline is part of the S7 Group. In 2014 the group member airlines carried more than 10.066 million passengers.