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 (“Siberia” airlines brand, s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.

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

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

S7 Airlines is one of the most reliable airlines of Russia, it implements latest achievements of the world's industry in passenger services and develops its own services dynamically.

Today S7 Airlines has the newest and one of the most modern aircraft fleets on the Russian air transportation market. All flights of the airline are performed by the aircraft of the world’s leading manufacturers.

S7 Airlines is in top 100 of the best airlines of the world and ranks third in the Eastern Europe, as indicated by the authoritative international rating Skytrax.

S7 Airlines is among the top 5 of the most reputable Russian companies of 2017 and ranks the fourth among the most desirable Russian employers.

S7 Airlines is a Safety Leaders Award winner in “Transportation Safety: Flight Safety” category.

S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Wings of Russia National Aviation Awards in different categories.

S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Cannes Lions advertising festival awards for implemented projects, and My Planet National Awards for discoveries in travel sphere.

S7 Airlines won “Best Russian Airline” at 2015 National Geographic Traveler Awards.

At the end of 2016, S7 Airlines became the winner of Skyway Service Award aviation award in three categories: the best airline in category “Economy Class, Domestic Scheduled Services”, “Best Loyalty Program” and “Best Online Customer Services”.

The airline is a member of the S7 Group of companies. In 2017 Group member airlines carried more than 14.2 million passengers.