S7 Airlines and TAP Portugal announce new code-share agreement


S7 Airlines and TAP Portugal announced today the launching of code-share flights between Russian Federation and Portugal, beginning June 6th, 2012. The joint services are as of now available for reservations.

Through this code-share agreement, passengers of S7 Airlines will be able to travel on flights operated by TAP Portugal from Moscow to the capital of Portugal — Lisbon as well as on onward flights to Porto, Funchal (Madeira Island) and Faro.

TAP operates five weekly frequencies between Russia and Portugal, on Saturdays TAP operates two flights from Moscow Domodedovo. The flights are served by Airbus A320 aircraft equipped with business and economy class cabins.

Flights schedule of the Moscow — Lisbon — Moscow itinerary

Route Flight № Departure time Arrival time Week days Aircraft type
Moscow — Lisbon S7-4301 18:00 20:35 1____6_ Airbus A320
Moscow — Lisbon S7-4303 05:55 08:30 ___456_ Airbus A320
Lisbon — Moscow S7-4302 08:45 17:10 1____6_ Airbus A320
Lisbon — Moscow S7-4304 20:35 05:00 __345__ Airbus A320

Through this code-share agreement, TAP will be able to serve seven new destinations in Russia, on flights operated by S7 Airlines: Saint-Petersburg, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Ufa, Novosibirsk and Sochi. Air tickets may be purchased at the www.s7.ru website and at sales offices. You can also get accurate flight information, book and buy tickets by dialing the S7 Airlines call centre at (free calls from Russia).

About S7 Airlines

S7 Airlines (brand of Siberia Airlines, www.s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.

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

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

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

S7 Airlines is the winner of the Wings of Russia 2010 Award in the Business Project in the Civil Aviation of Russia nomination. S7 Airlines is also the winner of the annual "People's Brand/Brand No. 1 in Russia" award.

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

The airline company is part the S7 Group.


About TAP Portugal

TAP Portugal is the leading Portuguese airline, in operation since 1945 and member of Star Alliance, the global airline alliance to offer customers worldwide reach, since March 14th, 2005. Its hub in Lisbon is a key European gateway at the crossroads of Africa, North and South America, where TAP stands out as the international leading carrier in operation to Brazil. The company’s network comprises 77 destinations in 35 countries worldwide. TAP currently operates 2,250+ weekly flights in average on a modern fleet of 55 Airbus aircraft, to which add some 16 aircraft operating in PGA colours, TAP regional carrier, thus adding up to a 71 aircraft fleet in the whole. In the pursuit of its customer focused policy, TAP continuously strives to deliver safe, reliable and upgraded products & services, tailored to meet customers’ expectations. Retaining the Portuguese character of the Company’s brand and quality service as the basic concept has been the main driver of TAP strategy in most recent years. Recognized and awarded as the World’s Leading Airline to Africa by the World Travel Awards in 2011, TAP was also awarded the WTA World’s Leading Airline to South America in 2009, 2010 and 2011. The company was also honoured by UNESCO and by the International Union of Geological Sciences with the IYPE “Planet Earth Award 2010”, in the category of “Most Innovative Sustainable Product”, in recognition for the achievements of the company’s Carbon Offset Program, the first one launched worldwide in partnership with IATA. Voted Best Airline in Europe by the Global Traveler, USA, and Best Portuguese Tourism Company by the specialized magazine Marketeer, in 2011, TAP was also awarded as Best Airline by Condé Nast Traveller Magazine in 2010. For more information, go to www.flytap.com