S7 Airlines Increases Number of Transported Passengers


S7 Airlines production indicators for January-August 2008:

IndicatorsUnits of measurementFirst 8 months of 2007First 8 months of 2008Growth rate (%) 2007/2008 Transported passengers (regular + charter) people 3,635,420 4,220,532 16.1% Passenger-km millions 8,935.9 10,247.1 14.7% Cargo+mail tonnes 19,492 27,637 41.8% Cargo tonne-km thous. t-km. 858,586 1,003,167 16.8% Occupancy rate % 81.2 80.1 -1.1 perc. pts. Cargo load factor % 74.6 74.2 -0.4 perc. pts.

OAO Sibir Airlines (the S7 Airlines brand) is the largest airline on Russia’s domestic routes and one of the top 50 airlines in the world 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. S7 Airlines won the annual national “People’s Brand / Brand No. 1 in Russia” prize in 2007.