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 Siberia Airlines, www.s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.

The airline has the widest internal route network in Russia, created on the basis of air transport hubs at Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines also performs regular flights to countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe, the Near East, South Asia and countries of the Asia Pacific region.

In 2007 the company received an official IATA Notice of Record into the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit), becoming the second air carrier in Russia to have successfully passed the full international audit procedure for compliance with these operational safety standards.

S7 Airlines is one of the most stable airline companies in Russia thanks to the use of the latest advances in the international passenger services field, and active development of its own services.

S7 Airlines was the winner of the Wings of Russia 2010 Award in the ‘Business Project in Civil Aviation of Russia’ category. S7 Airlines has also been winner of the annual People's Brand/Brand No. 1 in Russia award.

S7 Airlines currently owns one of the newest and most modern aircraft fleets on the Russian air transportation market.

The airline is part of the S7 Group. In 2013 the group member airlines carried more than 9.238 million passengers.