S7 Airlines and Etihad Airways extend their partnership


S7 Airlines and Etihad Airways extend their partnership

S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, and Etihad Airways, the national carrier of UAE, announce the extension of the code-share agreement.

From 16 January 2016 the airlines will operate code-share flights from Moscow to Singapore with a convenient connection at the Abu Dhabi airport. Flights will be made every day on Etihad Airways Airbus A321 lines equipped with economy and business class cabins.

Etihad Airways passengers now have an opportunity to travel to eight new destinations - Etihad Airways code will appear on S7 Airlines flights from Moscow to Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, Krasnoyarsk, Novy Urengoy, Omsk, Perm, Rostov-on-Don and Sochi.

S7 Airlines and Etihad Airways perform code-share flights from 2010. Today as a part of the code-share agreement the airlines offer flights from Moscow with a connection in Abu Dhabi to Sydney (Australia), Bangkok and Phuket (Thailand), and also on certain routes between Russian cities.

“Extension of this partnership will allow us to offer more travel opportunities for our passengers, adding to our route network such popular destination as Singapore. Moreover we will be glad to welcome Etihad Airways passengers on our domestic flights on eight popular routes”, Igor Veretennikov, S7 Group Strategy Director, noted.  

“Our company’s strategy is aimed at strengthening existing cooperation with partners. Etihad Airways highly estimates cooperation with S7 Airlines. Opening code-share flights demonstrates company’s interest in Russian market, and allows to offer to passengers a wider choice and convenience of trip planning”, James Hogan, Etihad Airways President and General Director, noted. 

Air tickets can be purchased at www.s7.ru, through the iPhone app or the Android app, and at any S7 sales office. You can also learn accurate flight information, book and buy tickets by calling our Contact Centre at 8 800 700-0707 (free for Russia).

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.