S7 Airlines and Russian Post have agreed to become partners
S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, and the federal unitary enterprise “Russian Post” have signed an agreement to organize the airmail transportation in 2014.
According to the agreement Russian Post is going to transport with S7 Airlines flights not less than 715.7 tones of mail a month within the period from March to June, and 798.5 tones of mail during the high season from July to December. S7 Airlines in its turn will provide the guaranteed capacity for mail transportation, timely delivery of mail to destination points and its safety during the transportation.
A direct agreement with the airline providing for the guaranteed mail transportation volumes, redistribution of expensive routes and flow structure changes enables Russian Post to cut the financial costs.
Mail will be transported on 123 S7 Airlines domestic routes both from Moscow to regions and on interregional routes. Geographically the transportation includes hard-to-reach regions in the Far Eastern Federal District where mail delivery will become more reliable and constant.
Considering mail transportation social importance and S7 Airlines unique route network the parties are expecting to establish long-term relations for logistics optimization and reduction of mail delivery terms on domestic routes.
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.