S7 Airlines opening new flights to Beijing


S7 Airlines opening new flights to Beijing

S7 Airlines is proud to announce the opening of regular flights to Beijing (China) from Omsk, Ulan-Ude and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Flights from Omsk and Ulan-Ude will be available twice a week from 16th June 2012, on Airbus A320 and Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with economy and business class cabins.

Flights from Omsk will depart on Mondays and Saturdays at 18:40, arriving in Beijing at 01:00 local time. Return flights will depart on Tuesdays and Sundays at 01:50, arriving in Omsk at 06:30.
Flights from Ulan-Ude will depart on Mondays and Saturdays at 23:45, arriving in the Chinese capital at 01:30 local time. Return flights will depart on Tuesdays and Sundays at 02:20, arriving in Ulan-Ude at 06:20.

From 23rd June S7 Airlines will also operate flights to Beijing from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, every Saturday.

From Beijing, passengers will be able to continue their journey with S7 partner airlines to almost anywhere in the larger region, including such popular tourist destinations as Bangkok, Sanya, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, and Sydney.

S7 passengers taking transfer flights can choose the most convenient connection, as time spent in Beijing does not affect ticket price. For those taking a transfer flight within 24 hours, no Chinese visa is required.

To mark the opening of this new route, S7 Priority members flying from Omsk to Beijing will receive double the usual miles. A one-way flight can earn from 555 to 6103 miles, depending on the chosen fare. This offer continues until 20th August 2012.

Beijing is one of the key foreign destinations within the S7 Airlines route network. Apart from Omsk, Ulan-Ude and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, the airline also operates flights to Beijing from Yakutsk, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Ekaterinburg, Vladivostok, Krasnoyarsk and Khabarovsk.

Tickets can be purchased at www.s7.ru or at any sales office. For information and bookings, call the Contact Centre on (toll-free within Russia).

S7 Airlines (brand of Siberia Airlines, www.s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.

The airlines has the widest internal route network in Russia, created on the basis of three air transport hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo), Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo), Irkutsk and Vladivostok. S7 Airlines also performs regular flights to countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe, Near East, South Asia and countries of the Asia Pacific region.

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

S7 Airlines is one of the most stable airline companies in Russia thanks to using the latest achievements in the international passenger services field and active development of its own services.

S7 Airlines is the winner of the Wings of Russia 2010 Award in the Business Project in the Civil Aviation of Russia nomination. S7 Airlines is also the winner of the annual "People's Brand/Brand No. 1 in Russia" award.

S7 Airlines currently owns the most modern and one of the "youngest" aircraft fleets on the Russian air transportation market.

The airline company is part the S7 Group.