S7 Airlines is a partner of the National Championship WorldSkills Russia 2016


S7 Airlines is a partner of the National Championship WorldSkills Russia 2016

S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, became an official partner of the National Championship WorldSkills Russia 2016, the championship final takes place in Moscow from 23 to 27 May.

WorldSkills is an international non-commercial movement aimed at enhancing the prestige of production workers’ professions and development of professional education.

WorldSkills Russia 2016 championship final is a major professional skill competition in Russia. Young production workers aged 18-22 and juniors aged 10-17 years take part in the championship. The championship serves as occupational guidance for young people, promotes implementation of the best international practice in the system of education, and helps young people to build a career.

“Support of young specialists is an important direction of corporate social responsibility strategy of S7 Airlines. For many years the company has its own educational and training system for young employees, in addition the airline has developed its mentoring institute. We are glad that we have an opportunity to become a partner of the National Championship WorldSkills, and to tell about perspective and most popular aviation professions”, Vladimir Objedkov, S7 Airlines General Director, noted. 

In the current year 3000 people from 59 Russian regions participate in the WorldSkills Russia championship final. During the competitions best professionals of 99 specialties (competences) will be chosen. Each competition discipline is a real or perspective profession, which is in demand in Russia and in business and industrial sphere.

In the championship final S7 Airlines will reward best participants in several aviation categories:

  • Services on air transport;
  • Aviation equipment maintenance;
  • Aerospace engineering;
  • Manufacturing assembly of aviation equipment items;
  • Navigation of unmanned air vehicles;
  • Neuropiloting.

During the championship from 24 to 26 May S7 Airlines will hold interactive workshops at its exhibition stand. Specialists of the S7 Training centre and Engineering technical holding will share their professional secrets, and will tell everybody which professional skills are necessary to become a pilot, cabin crew member, and aircraft technician.

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.