S7 Airlines increased passenger traffic by 14.2% in half a year.
The S7 group1 airlines summed up their performance in January-June 2019. Over the past six months, the airlines carried 8,157,908 passengers, which is 14.2% more than over the same period in 2018.
S7 Airlines flew 5,916,547 passengers across Russia, which is 13.2% more than in the first half of 2018. Increase in international flights amounted to 16.9%. In the first half of 2019, the airline flew 2,241,361 passengers on international flights.
Over the course of half a year, passenger traffic increased by 17.3% and amounted to 17,174,708 thousand pkm.
“At the end of the first half of 2019, S7 Airlines achieved an important milestone: in June, the airline’s fleet exceeded 100 airliners. An Airbus A320neo became their hundredth aircraft, and now S7 Airlines has 18 new generation aircraft. “The gradual expansion and renewal of the fleet allows us to offer new travel destinations to the passengers, as well as increase the frequency of the most popular flights during high season,” said Igor Veretennikov, commercial director of S7 Group.
Passengers of the Airbus A320neo family airliners were first to take advantage of the in-flight entertainment system. Now S7 Airlines passengers have the opportunity to watch movies, TV series and children’s cartoons, listen to music and radio dramas, and read books on board. Free entertainment content is placed on a local network which can be accessed using any personal electronic devices: smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Since the beginning of summer, the entertainment system has been operating in test mode on the airline’s Airbus and Boeing aircraft flights.
Last month, the prestigious British agency Skytrax announced the winners of their annual World Airline Awards at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget. S7 Airlines was once again one of the top three Eastern European airlines, and it also climbed two spots on the World’s Best ranking compared to last year.
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 8 800 700–0707 (free for Russia).
S7 Airlines (a brand of Sibir Airlines, www.s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.
The airline has a wide network of domestic routes, with their home base at the air transportation hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines operates regular flights to the CIS countries, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific region.
In 2007, the airline was formally notified by IATA about being accepted to the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operators list and became the second air carrier in Russia to successfully pass the entire international audit procedure for compliance with operational safety standards.
S7 Airlines leverages the global aviation industry’s latest developments in customer service and is actively growing its offerings.
Currently, S7 Airlines has the most modern fleet of aircraft in the Russian air transportation market. All the flights of the airline are operated on aircraft of the world’s leading manufacturers — Airbus, Boeing, Embraer.
S7 Airlines is included in the list of the TOP-100 best airlines in the world and ranks third in Eastern Europe according to the reputable international rating Skytrax.
As of year-end 2018, S7 Airlines became the most punctual Russian airline, ranking sixth in OAG Punctuality League 2019, the European airline punctuality rating.
In 2017, S7 Airlines became the recipient of the Skyway Service Award in two nominations: the best airline in the “Economy Class, Domestic Regular Transportation” category and the “Best Online Service for Customers” category. S7 Airlines is also the recipient of the Safety Leaders Award in the “Transport Safety: Flight Safety” nomination.
S7 Airlines has been repeatedly awarded the Cannes Lions advertising festival prize for its projects, and has received “My Planet” national award for its innovations in the field of travel.
The airline is a member of the S7 Group of companies. In 2018, the airline group carried more than 15.9 million passengers.
1The Siberia and Globus airlines performing flights under the unified brand S7 Airlines.