Siberia Airlines launches direct flights from Vladivostok to Krasnoyarsk
Starting October 1, 2019, Siberia Airlines opens direct regular flights from Vladivostok to Krasnoyarsk.
Flights will be operated on Tuesdays and Fridays, with departure from Vladivostok at 23:50, arrival in Krasnoyarsk at 02:20 local time the next day. The return flight departs on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 03:20 and lands in Vladivostok at 11:20. Starting October 29, airplanes will fly on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Comfortable modern Airbus A320 airliners will be used on these routes.
“We continue to develop our network in the Far East, offering passengers the opportunity to quickly and comfortably travel between key regional centers. In the absence of an alternative to air transport, I am sure passengers will appreciate the convenience of a direct flight. The flight time on the Vladivostok — Krasnoyarsk route is only five and a half hours, ” says Igor Veretennikov, Commercial Director of S7 Group.
At the same time, the new flight allows passengers from Krasnoyarsk to plan a trip to Asian countries with a transfer in Vladivostok. From the Knevichi airport, Siberia Airlines operates flights to Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Bangkok, Taipei, Seoul, Osaka and Tokyo.
The loyalty reward for participants in the S7 Priority program starts at 900 miles for a flight from Vladivostok to Krasnoyarsk. The accumulated S7 Priority miles can be redeemed for award tickets and additional services.
Airline tickets can be purchased on the www.s7.ru website, through the iPhone and Android apps, and at any sales office. For more information about flights as well as ticket bookings and purchases, please contact the airline’s contact center at 8-800-700-07-07 (toll free across Russia).
Siberia Airlines was registered on May 6, 1992. Over the past 27 years, it has evolved from a small regional air transport operator with just a few aircraft in the fleet into a world-renowned airline with a modern fleet of more than 100 aircraft and a level of services that is recognized by global leaders in the business.
Siberia Airlines began its history with the development of a destination network in the Siberian region; in the mid-90s, the first regular international flights were opened, including flights to Germany and China. In 1998, new offices were opened in Barnaul, Kemerovo, Tomsk, Novokuznetsk and Irkutsk in order to make the internal network better.
After establishing in the base airport of Tolmachevo and some regional airports, Siberia Airlines started to develop a destination network from Moscow in 2001. In 2002, Moscow Domodedovo Airport became the airline’s base airport.
In 2005, the international Landor Associates company developed a new corporate identity and the S7 Airlines trademark for the company. Since 2006, the airline’s planes are easily recognized at any airport in the world by their bright green livery inspired by the corporate colors.
In 2007, after successfully passing the whole international audit procedure for compliance with the operational safety standards, the airline was included in the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operator registry.
In 2010, the airline became a full member of the oneworld global airline alliance, bringing together 13 of the largest and best airlines from all over the world. Together with its alliance partners, Siberia Airlines offers its passengers flights to more than 1,000 destinations in 150 countries of the world. Joining the leading airline alliance has confirmed that the level of personnel training, and safety and service standards offered by the airline comply with the highest industry standards.
Today, Siberia Airlines is one of the three best airlines in Eastern Europe according to the prestigious international Skytrax rating and the chart of top 100 of the best airlines in the world; it is the most punctual Russian airline, ranking sixth in the European OAG Punctuality League 2019 airline punctuality rating.
As of year-end 2018, more than 15.9 million passengers used the airline’s services.
On August 1, 2019, S7 Airlines announced the return of its historical name, Siberia Airlines, and the launch of a campaign to replenish the forests lost during the fires in Siberia. For each Siberian destination ticket purchased through the website or the mobile app, the airline allocates funds for tree planting. You can support the initiative by transferring S7 Priority miles or funds with the help of a special tool available on s7.ru.
The airline will return to the S7 Airlines brand once the fund has enough resources to plant 1,000,000 trees.