S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global airline alliance, became the recipient of the National Geographic Traveler Awards 2019. In an online poll, the magazine readers named S7 Airlines the best Russian airline.
In 2019, S7 Airlines expanded its range of flights, offering travelers more attractive destinations for vacation. The airline started flights from Moscow to Nice, Milan, and Dalaman, from St. Petersburg to Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, and Olbia, from Novosibirsk to Guangzhou, and from Vladivostok to Taipei.
In the winter season, those who enjoy winter outdoor activities can take direct flights to different cities with ski slopes nearby, including Turin, Verona, and Milan in Italy, Innsbruck and Salzburg in Austria, Munich in Germany, Plovdiv in Bulgaria, Sochi, Mineralnye Vody, Kemerovo, and Novokuznetsk in Russia.
S7 Airlines traditionally offers passengers free transportation of a set of ski equipment, regardless of the ticket fare. In addition to baggage, each passenger can carry one set of equipment, including a pair of alpine skis with ski poles or a snowboard, as well as boots, a helmet, goggles, and special clothes, packed in one ski bag. The total weight of the bag with the equipment must not exceed 23 kg (50.7 lb) for economy class passengers and 32 kg (70.5 lb) for those who fly in business class.
S7 Airlines continues upgrading its fleet, increasing the number of modern and comfortable Airbus A320neo and Airbus A321neo planes. Currently, there are 20 aircraft of this family in the airline’s fleet.
The National Geographic Traveler Magazine Awards are given annually to recognize achievements in the travel industry. The magazine readers choose the best vacation destinations, hotels, airlines, and travel services.
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.