S7 Airlines has increased the passenger flow by 20%


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The S7 Group airline companies1 have drawn up a balance of their operating activities for October 2016. In the last month, the airline companies carried 1 112 278 passengers, which is a 20,2% increase over October 2015.

The growth could be noticed on both domestic and international routes. S7 Airlines flights have carried 815 634 passengers within Russia, which is a 19,6% increase over last October. The passenger flow on the international flights has grown up to 296 644 passengers, which is a 22,1% increase.

In October, the passenger turnover has increased by 22,2% and amounted to 2 272 613 thousand passenger-kilometers, the cargo turnover has increased by 21,2% and amounted to 216 169 thousand tonne-kilometers.

“At the end of October the airlines have drawn up a balance of not only a month but also of the summer schedule of flights. This year we have launched several international touristic destinations which have become popular among our passengers: Berlin, Düsseldorf, Málaga, Ibiza, Barcelona, Rhodes. And even as we speak we are offering new travel destinations for the summer of 2017, for example, to the Greek island Kos or Pisa. According to the results of October the performance indicators are consistent with our forecast and we are going to keep up the pace in the following two months. Seeing as our indicators grow, it is also important for us to keep the flight regularity; this October S7 Airlines has been named the most punctual airline company at the Domodedovo hub airport for eighth consecutive months”, Igor Veretennikov, the Commerce Director of S7 Group, noted.

1The Siberia and Globus airlines performing flights under the unified brand S7 Airlines.

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.