S7 Airlines Has Sold More Than 700,000 Electronic Tickets
“Electronic tickets are available on practically all of
Since the technology was implemented, there has been a stable increase in sales of electronic tickets. In April 2007 the share of e-tickets comprised 0.2% of all
The increase in the sales of electronic tickets can be attributed to efforts to conclude interline agreements with partner airlines to mutually accept electronic tickets. As of today, 27 electronic interline agreements have been signed.
“According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the company’s use of electronic tickets can save about 9-12 dollars per ticket thanks to reduced expenditures on the production of company ticket blanks and reduced labor on printing out paper tickets. But we still haven’t seen real savings because electronic tickets are not used on all routes, so airlines have to support two technologies—electronic and paper,” says S7 Airlines’ Sales Director Maxim Polukhin.
Electronic tickets can be purchased on the
Electronic ticket technology is convenient for passengers first and foremost because electronic tickets are impossible to lose, since the information about the passenger and route are stored in the company’s electronic database. The passenger need only show his or her passport at check-in. Confirmation of the electronic ticket purchase is the itinerary/receipt, which contains information about the flight. If the ticket is purchased through the Internet, the passenger receives it via electronic mail.
E-ticket technology is also convenient for corporate clients who need flexible schedules for their business trips. If you wish to change the departure date,* simply call
S7 Airlines is the largest airline on Russia’s domestic routes and one of the world’s top 50 in this segment.
In 2007 the company received an official notification from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) about the airline’s certification in that organization, becoming the second carrier in Russia to successfully pass the IATA Operational Safety Audit.
S7 Airlines is one of Russia’s most stable airlines, incorporating the latest achievements of the world industry in the servicing of passengers and actively expanding its service.
* If this is allowed under the fare applicability rules.