S7 Airlines wins awards for best mobile app
S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, has been named the winner for Russia in the MasterCard Mobile Shopping Application Awards. The S7 iPhone app was recognised as the best mobile shopping app available in Russia.
MasterCard held the competition in nine countries: Hungary, Poland, Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Croatia and the Czech Republic. Winners were chosen by an independent jury of technology experts. The apps were evaluated on their design and functionality, and on the experience the members of the jury had with them.
“S7 Airlines was the first Russian airline to develop an iPhone application. We strive to make the process of online ticket purchase from any city of our route network as simple, quick and convenient as possible. We would like to thank MasterCard and the members of the jury for such high appreciation of our work,” said Dmitry Chuyko, Director for E-Commerce of S7 Airlines.
The S7 Airlines iPhone app allows passengers to purchase tickets for any S7 Airlines flight, and to check-in, choose a convenient cabin seat, request a boarding pass via email, or download a mobile boarding pass and add it to their Passbook app. The app also allows the purchase of Aeroexpress tickets, for a comfortable train transfer to and from Moscow airports.
“The rapidly growing European markets set the pace in innovations and implementation of new technology. MasterCard is interested in mobile phones as the new generation of payment means. I am happy that in 2013 the competition was held in the region demonstrating a variability of the most progressive innovations, which make a shopping experience an interesting and simple everyday process,” noted Bella Stavchansky, Division President for MasterCard's High Growth European Markets Region.
A total of 110 nominated apps were assessed in the competition. Each winner was awarded a memorable prize and a certificate, as well as the right to use the title of ‘MasterCard Mobile Application Awards’ and the competition logo for a 12-month period. More detailed information on the names and profiles of the competition’s jury members, the terms and conditions of the competition, and qualification and judging criteria, can be found on the MasterCard website.
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.