S7 Airlines and NIKI start Moscow—Vienna flights
Regular flights from Moscow to Vienna on NIKI Airbus A-319/320 will start from July 15, 2009 **. Both carriers sell tickets to these flights as free-sale.
The tickets for Moscow-Vienna flights are sold under the code-share agreement between S7 and NIKI. S7 entered the agreements on shared flights to Germany and Austria with Air Berlin and NIKI in October, 2008.
“Cooperation with Air Berlin is an opportunity for S7 to promote its position in Europe. Now S7 offers up to six flights per day from Moscow to cities in Germany. Due to our common experience with Air Berlin we can increase our share in the European air traffic market and offer S7’s tickets to Vienna flights. We believe that our cooperation with NIKI is going to be as successful”, said Vadim Besperstov, S7 commercial director.
S7 and Niki make six flights to Vienna per week, except Saturday. The flight departs from Domodedovo, Moscow, at 4.30 p.m. and leaves Vienna at 11.10 a.m., local time. The minimum one way fare is 89 Euros, 160 for a return travel, charges excluded. The fuel fee is not charged by S7 for its international flights.
For passengers flying S7 from Vienna to cities in Russia and CIS convenient links are provided in Moscow. Passengers can book a flight to their final destination at the airline site. S7 Priority frequent fliers are granted mileage under the program rules.
S7 and NIKI flights Moscow—Vienna—Moscow: :
|Destination||Flight No.||Departure||Arrival||Days of Week||Aircraft||16:30||17:10||1,2,3,4,5_7||Airbus А319/А320||11:10||15:40||1,2,3,4,5_7||Airbus А319/А320|
* NIKI is a subsidiary of Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest carrier.
** Until July, 15, flights Moscow-Vienna were made by NIKI.
S7 Airlines (www.s7.ru) has the largest domestic flight network in Russia thus being one of the world's 50 biggest domestic airlines.
In 2007 the company successfully underwent the new IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit), and became the second air carrier in Russia conforming to the strictest international requirements.
S7 Airlines is one the most progressive airlines in Russia giving passengers new standards of service, based on the use of modern technology and proactively developing its business. S7 Airlines is the winner of the annual national award "People's mark / Brand No 1 in Russia" in 2007.