S7 Airlines and SriLankan launch codeshare flights


S7 Airlines and SriLankan launch codeshare flights

S7 Airlines and SriLankan Airlines, members of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, have concluded a codeshare agreement providing for flights to popular tourist destinations in Asia.

Beginning from 15 May 2014 the airlines will perform codeshare flights from Moscow to the capital of Sri-Lanka — Colombo — and to Bangkok with a convenient connection at the Colombo airport (Thailand). The flights will be made on the Airbus A320 modern aircraft of SriLankan Airlines.

Thanks to the agreement passengers of SriLankan, in their turn, are now able to travel from Colombo to six Russian cities — Saint-Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Chelyabinsk and Volgograd.

SriLankan joined the oneworld® global aviation alliance on 1 May 2014. Members of the S7 Priority programme can earn status and award miles travelling on flights of SriLankan Airlines as well as have bonus tickets issued for them. From the 15th of May until the 1st of July, 2014 you can get twice the usual amount of bonus miles by registering for the Double Miles event at www.s7.ru

Air tickets can be purchased at www.s7.ru, the S7 mobile website m.s7.ru, through the iPhone app and at any S7 sales office. You can also learn accurate flight information, book and buy tickets by calling our Contact Centre at  (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.