S7 Airlines increased passenger turnover by 26.5 %
S7 Group1 member airlines summarized the results of their activity in March 2016. During the last month 866 407 passengers used the services of the airlines, which is 26.5 % more, than in March 2015.
According to results of the three months of 2016 the growth reached 23 %. Main growth was indicated on domestic routes. S7 Group member airlines carried within Russia 659 316 passengers, which is 34.4 % more, than a year before. In March 207 091 passengers took international flights, which is 6.6 % more, than in March 2015.
Passenger turnover grew by 21.7% and reached 1 722 277 thousand pkm., cargo turnover grew by 21.6 % up to 164 949 thousand tkm. During the last month the airlines carried 4 092 tons of cargo and mail.
«Summarizing the results of the first quarter we indicate the remaining significant passenger turnover growth on S7 Airlines domestic flights. Among other factors the reason for this is the increase of flight frequency on a number of routes within Russia. E.g. on the route Moscow – Saint Petersburg we increased the frequency of flights up to 12 daily flights. In the first quarter the airline carried on international routes 4.9 % more passengers, than a year before. In the summer schedule we open new international flights to Greek Rhodes, Spanish Malaga and Ibiza, Berlin and Dusseldorf, and we will resume flights on seasonal routes to Russian and international resorts. At the end of the year we expect the remaining growth of business indexes», Igor Veretennikov, S7 Group Strategy Director, noted.
Air tickets can be purchased at s7.ru, through the iPhone app or the Android app, and at any S7 sales office. You can also learn accurate flight information, book and buy tickets by calling our Contact Centre at
S7 Airlines («Siberia» airlines brand, s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.
The airline has a wide internal route network, created on the basis of air transport hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines also performs regular flights to countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Europe, the Near East, Southeast Asia and countries of the Asia-Pacific region.
In 2007 the company received an official IATA certificate as an IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operator, becoming the second air carrier in Russia to have successfully passed the full international audit procedure for compliance with operational safety standards.
S7 Airlines is one of the most reliable airlines of Russia, it implements latest achievements of the world's industry in passenger services and develops its own services dynamically.
Today S7 Airlines has the newest and one of the most modern aircraft fleets on the Russian air transportation market .All airline's flights are operated on aircrafts of the world's leading producers — Airbus and Boeing.
S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Wings of Russia National Aviation Awards in different categories. The airline was also the winner of the annual «People's Brand/Brand No. 1 in Russia» Award.
S7 Airlines was 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 a member of the S7 Group of companies. In 2015 Group member airlines carried 10.6 million passengers.
1 «Siberia» and «Globus» airlines, which operate under the S7 Airlines brand.