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 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.