S7 Airlines will carry veterans of the Great Patriotic War for free


S7 Airlines will carry veterans of the Great Patriotic War for free

S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, from the 3rd till the 12th of May 2015 will carry the Great Patriotic War veterans for free to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Victory Day.

“On behalf of all S7 Airlines employees I would like to pay obeisance to everybody who drew the victory of the motherland in the Great Patriotic War nearer. Traditionally our company holds special 9 May events. In the year of the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory we are pleased to offer to veterans and invalids of the Great Patriotic War to take free flights in order to visit memorable places and celebrate the Victory Day together with fellow soldiers or relatives wherever they are”, Vladimir Objedkov, S7 Airlines General Director, noted.

By now over two hundred free tickets for S7 Airlines flights have been issued as a part of the special celebratory offer. Moscow is the most popular departure city among veterans, it is followed by the cities of the Central Region, the South of Russia and the cities of Siberia and the Urals.

The Victory Day event is still running. Till the 12th of May 2015 veterans and invalids of the Great Patriotic War and accompanying persons1 can get free air tickets for S7 Airlines own flights within Russia, which will be performed from the 3rd till the 12th of May 2015. According to the event rules transfer flights are also possible.

Veterans, invalids of the Great Patriotic War and accompanying persons have an opportunity to check-in at business class counters2 or to check-in without standing in a queue, and they are entitled to use VIP lounge services at airports of departure. S7 Airlines will provide most comfortable seats onboard.  Honorable passengers will receive congratulations and memorable souvenirs from S7 Airlines.

According to the event air tickets are available at S7 Airlines own sales offices or at offices of ticket sales agents. To get free air tickets at sales offices passengers should present documents confirming the right to the privilege, and foreign citizens should additionally present documents confirming residence permit on the territory of the Russian Federation.

You can get detailed information on the event terms and conditions by calling the S7 Airlines Contact Centre on (free within 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.

1 Not more than one accompanying person for one privileged passenger.

2 At airports equipped with special counters.