S7 Airlines increased its passenger traffic by 10.4%


The S7 Group airlines1 have reviewed the results of their operating activities for April 2018. Over the past month, the airlines have carried 1,141,170 passengers, which is a 10.4% increase over April 2017.

The growth of passenger traffic on international destinations amounted to 15.7%. In April 2018, the airlines carried 289,620 passengers on international flights. S7 Airlines carried 851,550 passengers on domestic flights, which is an 8.8% increase over April 2017.

In April 2018, the passenger turnover increased by 10.6% and amounted to 2,314,691 thousand passenger-kilometres, the cargo turnover increased by 9.5% and amounted to 219,248 thousand tonne-kilometres.

“It is now several months in a row that we have seen a balanced and steady growth on the main air routes. S7 Airlines expands its presence in Western Europe: in April, passengers from St. Petersburg took direct scheduled flights to Alicante, Pisa and Pula, and the first flight to Tenerife departed from Moscow. At the same time, the airline continues to develop its domestic interregional transportation programme. We are glad that all new routes are in demand among passengers,” notes Igor Veretennikov, the Commerce Director of S7 Group.

In April, the passengers of S7 Airlines got the opportunity to consult online with the chatbot via Facebook Messenger on the Facebook page of the airline. The chatbot is ready to answer your questions about available tickets for S7 Airlines flights, choose a city for travelling using specified parameters and provide the information on the flight status.

Currently, S7 Airlines is developing an online adviser for www.s7.ru and the mobile app of the airline. Its main task is to quickly provide passengers with the information on a wide range of issues arising when preparing for a trip.

Last month, S7 Airlines became the general carrier of the Total Dictation event for the third time. On 14 April 2018 passengers of three S7 Airlines flights took part in Total Dictation, the annual educational event, and checked their knowledge right in the middle of the flight becoming participants of the relay at an altitude of 10,000 meters. The passengers wrote the text of the dictation by Guzel Yakhina, the famous Russian writer, in all the time zones of the project, from the Far East to Europe.

Air tickets can be purchased at s7.ru, through the iPhone app or the Android app, and at any S7 sales office. You can also learn accurate flight information, book and buy tickets by calling our Contact Centre at 8 800 700–0707 (free for Russia).

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.

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