S7 Airlines increased its passenger traffic by 8.4%
The S7 Group airlines1 have reviewed the results of their operating activities for March 2018. Last month the airline companies carried 1,097,409 passengers, which is an 8.4% increase over March 2017.
The growth of passenger traffic on international destinations amounted to 21.6%. In March 2018, the airlines carried 290,129 passengers on its international flights. S7 Airlines carried 807,280 passengers on domestic flights, which is a 4.4% increase over March 2017.
In March 2018, the passenger turnover increased by 8.4% and amounted to 2,233,734 thousand passenger-kilometres, the cargo turnover increased by 7.3% and amounted to 212,291 thousand tonne-kilometres.
“The results of carriages performed in March met our expectations. The high growth on international destinations is caused by the increased demand for travel to Korea, Thailand, Italy, Germany and Armenia. In addition, compared to last year, new flights became available to passengers this March: from Moscow to Rome, Pisa, Catania and from St. Petersburg to Berlin, Verona, Turin, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Lyon,” notes Igor Veretennikov, the Commerce Director of S7 Group.
At the end of the month, S7 Airlines switched over to the summer flight schedule, which will remain effective until 27 October 2018. During this period, the airline will operate flights to 34 countries in the world, including completely new destinations, such as Iceland, Sweden, Denmark and Turkey. S7 Airlines continues to expand its presence in Western Europe and launches flights to popular summer holiday cities: from Moscow to Bari, Tenerife and Sardinia, from St. Petersburg to Pisa, Pula and Alicante, and from Novosibirsk to Larnaca.
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.