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 (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.