S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, will run regular direct flights from Moscow to Heraklion (Crete), starting on April 26th 2020. Tickets for the new flight are already on sale.
Flights will run up to six times a week. Departures will leave out of Domodedovo at 12:35, and arrive at the Heraklion airport at 16:55 local time. The return flight will depart at 17:45 and arrive in Moscow at 21:55.
“The Greek islands are often among the most popular destinations for summer getaways. We are pleased to offer S7 Airlines passengers a direct flight to Crete, an island where everyone can spend their holiday in comfort. Relaxing beach vacations can be combined with excursions to places that are well known through ancient Greek myths, and active water sports. In addition to this, you can combine travel to Crete with a cruise to Santorini,” says Igor Veretennikov, commercial director of the S7 Group. Heraklion is advantageously situated on the island’s northern coast, where wonderful beaches stretch out in an endless chain. It is here where Crete’s best diving hubs are located, suitable for both beginners and professionals alike.
Members of the S7 Priority loyalty program can earn upwards of 1800 miles for the flight from Moscow to Heraklion, which can be spent on premium airline tickets and extra services. You can redeem S7 Priority miles at any time by purchasing flight tickets using the Miles & Cash method, where part of the cost is paid in miles and part in rubles.
S7 Airlines 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.