S7 Airlines’ passenger volumes increase by 15.4%
The S7 Group airlines1 have reported their operational activity results for August 2018. Last month, the airlines transported 1,765,360 passengers, 15.4% more than in August 2017.
1,234,320 passengers flew with S7 Airlines domestically, 14.3 % more than in August 2017. Passenger volumes on international flights increased by 18.1%. In August 2018 the airline carried 531 040 passengers on international flights.
In the course of one month passenger turnover rose by 13% to reach 3,786,138 thousand pkm, while freight turnover increased by 12.6 % to 352 861 thousand tkm.
“S7 Airlines has ended the peak Summer season with very successful results. In the last nine months the S7 Group airlines have transported more than 10.5 million passengers. This year we offered passengers an even wider choice of attractive travel destinations, and these have seen a lot of demand: Sardinia, Bari, Reykjavík, Copenhagen, Stockholm. Residents of Novosibirsk are now able to fly direct to Cyprus and Tokyo. We have also continued the ongoing renewal of our fleet of airliners: passengers of S7 Airlines were the first passengers in the country to experience the luxury of flying on the new Airbus A321neo”, says Igor Veretennikov, Commercial Director of the S7 Group.
In August, S7 Airlines introduced new status levels in its S7 Priority loyalty program: these allow participants to earn privileges after only their fourth flight. The Classic level now has four new status levels— Junior, Master, Expert and Top.
Participants with the new status levels earn more miles for each flight (ranging from 10% to 20%), and can also enjoy free extra services: from booking seats in the cabin for Classic Master card holders, to extra baggage allowances for Classic Expert card holders. As well as all the privileges for the lower status levels, passengers with Top status get a 33% discount when they use their miles to buy Priority tariff tickets. Participants with any of the four status levels who become S7 Tinkoff credit card holders can get 30% cashback the first time they use their card to buy an air ticket. The full terms and conditions for the new status levels are on the site s7.ru.
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).
The airline has a wide internal route network, created on the basis of air transport hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo).
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 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.
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
1 Siberia Airlines and Globus operate flights under the single brand S7 Airlines.