S7 Airlines increased its passenger traffic by 11.4%


The S7 Group airline companies1 have drawn up a balance of their operating activities for May 2017. In the last month, the airline companies carried 1,175,837 passengers, which is an 11.4% increase over May 2016.

International flights saw a 14.2% increase in passenger, 302,826 passengers were transported in May. S7 Airlines have carried 873,011 passengers on domestic flights, which is a 10.4% increase over May 2016.

“This May, we have launched several new flights from St. Petersburg. Now S7 Airlines connects the northern capital with Kaliningrad, Kaluga, Bryansk and Yaroslavl. On the eve of May holidays, the first modern regional airliner Embraer 170 entered the S7 Airlines fleet, its hub airport being in Novosibirsk. In May, this plane has already carried out flights to Tyumen, Salekhard, Gorno-Altaisk, Noyabrsk and other cities. Today, there are already three Embraer 170 in the S7 Airlines air fleet and by the end of the year we will receive a total of 17 airliners of this type, which will allow us to develop the route network more actively, including inter-regional air transportation,” notes Igor Veretennikov, S7 Group Commerce Director.

In April, the passenger turnover has increased by 16% and amounted to 2,397,098 thousand passenger-kilometres, the cargo turnover has increased by 16.5% and amounted to 227,010 thousand tonne-kilometres.

In May, S7 Airlines once again became the leader of the punctuality rating of the Moscow hub airport Domodedovo, having carried out the largest number of flights on schedule.

Tickets to S7 Airlines flights can be purchased on the s7.ru website, through iPhone and Android apps and in sales offices. To find out the exact information on flights, to book and buy tickets you can also reach the call centre of the airline at 8 800 700-0707 (toll-free from within Russia).

S7 group airlines (www.s7.ru), Siberia and Globus, operate flights under the S7 Airlines brand and are oneworld® global airline alliance members.

S7 Airlines has the largest network of domestic routes in Russia built on the basis of air transportation centres in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo) and provides regular service in Russia, CIS countries, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and countries of the Asian-Pacific region.

S7 Airlines has the most modern and one of the youngest air fleets on the Russian market of air transportation.

S7 Airlines is a repeated winner of the Wings of Russia national aviation award in various categories. S7 Airlines was repeatedly awarded the prize of the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival for its projects, as well as the My Planet national award for the discoveries in the field of travel.

At the end of 2016, S7 Airlines became the winner of the Skyway Service Award aviation prize in was named best in three categories: “Economy Class, Domestic Scheduled Services”, “Best Loyalty Program” and “Best Online Customer Services”.

In 2016, the airlines of the group have transported 13.1 million passengers.

1 Siberia and Globus airlines performing flights under the unified S7 Airlines brand.