S7 Airlines opens direct flights from St. Petersburg to Sochi


S7 Airlines, a member of the global airline alliance oneworld, starting from December 24, 2018, opens direct regular flights from St. Petersburg to Sochi. Tickets for the new flight are already available for purchase.

Flights from the Pulkovo Airport will be operated three times a week — on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. The flight departs from St. Petersburg at 2:25 pm and lands in Sochi at 5:40 pm. The return flight departs at 6:35 pm and arrives in Petersburg at 9:50 pm. Flights will be operated on modern comfortable airliners Airbus A319.

“We continue to develop the destination network from St. Petersburg, offering S7 Airlines passengers convenient direct flights within the country. We expect high demand for flights from Russia’s northern capital to Sochi, that are especially relevant on the threshold of the New Year holidays. Many people choose Krasnaya Polyana ski slopes as vacation, and also plan to visit their relatives and friends,” says Igor Veretennikov, S7 Group commercial director.

For travelers departing for an active winter holiday, equipment transportation on S7 Airlines flights will traditionally be free. In addition to baggage, each passenger can have with them one set of equipment — a pair of mountain skis with sticks or a snowboard, as well as boots, a helmet, goggles and special clothes with a total weight of not more than 23 kg (50 lbs) for economy class passengers and for those who fly business class —32 kg (70 lbs). Equipment must be packed in a bag or in a bag and one piece of baggage, with maximum size of three dimensions below 203 cm (80 in).

The loyalty program S7 Priority members will receive 600 bonus miles for flights from St. Petersburg to Sochi. Accumulated S7 Priority miles can be used for award tickets, as well as additional services purchased on the s7.ru website and at departure airports.

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.