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 (“Siberia” airlines brand, s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.

The airline has a wide internal route network, created on the basis of air transport hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines also performs regular flights to countries of the Commonwealth of  Independent States (CIS), Europe, the Near East, Southeast Asia and countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

In 2007 the company received an official IATA certificate as an IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operator, becoming the second air carrier in Russia to have successfully passed the full international audit procedure for compliance with operational safety standards.

S7 Airlines is one of the most reliable airlines of Russia, it implements latest achievements of the world's industry in passenger services and develops its own services dynamically.

Today S7 Airlines has the newest and one of the most modern aircraft fleets on the Russian air transportation market. All flights of the airline are performed by the aircraft of the world’s leading manufacturers.

S7 Airlines is in top 100 of the best airlines of the world and ranks third in the Eastern Europe, as indicated by the authoritative international rating Skytrax.

S7 Airlines is among the top 5 of the most reputable Russian companies of 2017 and ranks the fourth among the most desirable Russian employers.

S7 Airlines is a Safety Leaders Award winner in “Transportation Safety: Flight Safety” category.

S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Wings of Russia National Aviation Awards in different categories.

S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Cannes Lions advertising festival awards for implemented projects, and My Planet National Awards for discoveries in travel sphere.

S7 Airlines won “Best Russian Airline” at 2015 National Geographic Traveler Awards.

At the end of 2016, S7 Airlines became the winner of Skyway Service Award aviation award in three categories: the best airline in category “Economy Class, Domestic Scheduled Services”, “Best Loyalty Program” and “Best Online Customer Services”.

The airline is a member of the S7 Group of companies. In 2017 Group member airlines carried more than 14.2 million passengers.