S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is adding direct scheduled flights from Irkutsk to the Black Sea coast (Simferopol and Sochi) as well as to the Russian Far East (Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk) to its 2020 summer schedule. Tickets for the new flights are already available.
“In 2020, S7 Airlines continues to actively develop its network of routes with departure from Irkutsk. We are pleased to offer travelers direct flights to the Black Sea coast; we will start operating the flights just in time for the beginning of the summer season. At the same time, there will be more opportunities for personal flights to the Russian Far East. In addition, we plan to increase the frequency of flights for the most popular destinations: flights to St. Petersburg will become daily, and flights to Vladivostok will be operated four times a week, ” says Igor Veretennikov, the chief commercial officer for the S7 Group.
Flights from Simferopol will be operated up to twice a week starting from April 25. Flights to Kamchatka and Sakhalin will become available starting from April 26. The first flight from Irkutsk to Sochi is scheduled for April 28. The flights will be operated on modern comfortable Airbus A320neo aircraft with more spacious overhead compartments, more legroom, and LED lighting that is pleasant for the eyes. The seats are equipped with USB sockets as well as special miniature holders for mobile devices.
S7 Airlines (a brand of Siberia Airlines, www.s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.
The airline has a wide network of domestic routes built around its hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines operates regular flights to countries of the CIS , Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and the Asia-Pacific region.
In 2007, the airline received an official IATA notice of inclusion in the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operator register and became the second airline in Russia to successfully pass the full international audit procedure for compliance with operational safety standards.
S7 Airlines uses the latest advances of the global aviation industry in passenger service and is actively expanding its offerings.
Currently, S7 Airlines has the most modern aircraft fleet on the Russian air transportation market. All of the airline’s flights are operated on aircraft made by the world’s leading manufacturers, including Airbus, Boeing, and Embraer.
S7 Airlines is included in the TOP-100 of the best airlines in the world and ranks third in Eastern Europe according to the reputable international Skytrax rating. In 2019, S7 Airlines was recognized as the best Russian airline, according to the National Geographic Traveler Awards.
Based on the results of 2019, S7 Airlines is among the top 5 of the most punctual European airline, according to the ratings by OAG and Cirium, reputable analytical agencies.
S7 Airlines is one of the most environmentally friendly air carriers in the world, according to the Atmosfair environmental organization. In 2018, the airline ranked 16th in the world rating.
In 2019, S7 Airlines was included in the ranking of the most attractive employers in Russia, according to Forbes, where it was recognized the best among airlines.
At the end of 2018, S7 Airlines became the recipient of the Skyway Service Award in two categories: the Best Airline in the Economy Class, Domestic Regular Flights and the Best Loyalty Program categories. S7 Airlines is the winner of the Safety Leaders Award in the Transport Safety: Flight Safety nomination.
S7 Airlines has been repeatedly awarded the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Prize for its advertising projects and received My Planet Travel Award for discoveries in the field of travel.
The airline is part of the S7 Group of companies. In 2019, the group’s airlines transported more than 17.9 million passengers.