S7 Airlines launches flights to Korea


S7 Airlines launches flights to Korea

S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, from the 25th of June 2014 launches direct regular flights from Irkutsk to Seoul (the Republic of Korea).

S7 Airlines resumes flights to Seoul after a five-year break. Resuming flights to the Republic of Korea is a part of the S7 Airlines programme on the route network development in Siberia and in the Far East.

Flights will be operated once a week on Wednesdays. Departure from Irkutsk at 05:45, arrival in Seoul at 09:45. Return flight departs at 11:15 and arrives in Irkutsk at 15:30. Passengers from other cities can fly to Seoul with a convenient connection at the airport of Irkutsk.

Flights will be performed on modern Airbus A320 aircrafts designed to carry 158 passengers in economy and business class cabins.

“In the future we are going to perform flights to the capital of Korea from other cities of the S7 Airlines route network. We hope that the flight will be popular. Direct flights and the visa-free regime for Russian citizens coming to the country for a short-term stay make this destination attractive for travelling”, Vadim Besperstov, S7 Airlines Strategic Development Director, noted.

Air tickets can be purchased at www.s7.ru, the S7 mobile website m.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  (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.