S7 Airlines launches flights from St. Petersburg to Lyon


S7 Airlines launches flights from St. Petersburg to Lyon

S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, announces the opening of a new flight from St. Petersburg to Lyon in France in its winter schedule. Tickets are available now.

Direct flights from Pulkovo Airport to Lyon will be carried out weekly on Fridays starting 29 December 2017. Flights will depart from St. Petersburg at 07:05 and arrive at Lyon Airport at 08:35 local time. Return flights will depart at 09:25 and arrive at Pulkovo Airport at 14:55. The flights will be carried out on modern and comfortable Airbus A319 aircraft.

“Every year more and more passengers of S7 Airlines decide to spend winter holidays on the ski slopes. Starting December travellers from St. Petersburg will be able to fly directly to Lyon, from where it is easy to get to Chamonix and Val d’Isere, popular French Alps resorts. On the other hand, people who love excursions will also appreciate the destination. Lyon is one of the largest cities in France that has a rich historical heritage and is considered the gastronomic capital of the country,” notes Igor Veretennikov, Commerce Director of S7 Group.

The new winter schedule of S7 Airlines will have other European ski destinations from St. Petersburg. Starting the end of December, direct weekly flights from Pulkovo Airport will be performed to Salzburg and Innsbruck in Austria and Verona and Turin in Italy. Traditionally, activity holidays fans will enjoy free transportation of ski and snowboard equipment.

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 (“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.