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S7 Airlines wins “Wings of Russia” awards in three categories

31.03.2015

S7 Airlines wins “Wings of Russia” awards in three categories

S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, became the winner of the national aviation award “Wings of Russia — 2014” in three categories at once. Experts recognized S7 Airlines as the airline company of the year for achievements in air transportation sphere on domestic air routes of Russia, for the best business strategy and for advances in e-commerce.

“In 2014 S7 Airlines for the first time transported over 10 million passengers. It is a result of the effective business strategy. For a few years running we have worked on cost reduction, implemented new business projects, IT-systems, personnel management systems. We continue to implement the programme for optimization of the air craft fleet. All these measures helped us to preserve stability even in times difficult for the branch. I am delighted that work in this direction was highly estimated by our passengers and experts”, Vladimir Obedkov, S7 Airlines General Director, noted.

It is the fourth time running that the airline becomes the winner in the Electronic commerce category. S7 Airlines was the first in Russia to launch online ticket sale on its own website and implement e-ticket, offer online check-in for flights to its passengers, introduce Mobile boarding pass,  and develop a special iPhone app and the mobile version of the website.

“We continue to focus upon and to develop electronic services, and to be one of the first companies to implement the newest solutions. Today over 30% of our passengers purchase air tickets and use other electronic services online. And this rate is the most impressive among Russian transportation companies”, Anton Eremin, S7 Group Deputy General Director, said.

Also Globus airline company, a member of the S7 Group, became Wings of Russia award winner in the category “International Scheduled Passenger Carrier”.

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.


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