S7 Airlines wins Safety Leaders Award
S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, has become the Safety Leaders Award winner in Transportation Safety: Flight Safety category. The panel of experts highly appreciated the airline’s activities to ensure the safety of passenger air transportation, naming S7 Airlines “The Best Company of the Year”.
The award is given annually during the Safety Leaders Forum, which is attended by business, government and public organisations representatives. Safety Leaders Award commends the best practices in the field of security in various industries.
“We are grateful to the panel of experts for their high appraisal in such an important nomination. Passenger safety is a top priority for S7 Airlines. We are principled and extremely demanding of ourselves when implementing the international flight safety standards because confidence in personal safety is a guarantee of a comfortable journey for our passengers,” noted Vladimir Obiedkov, CEO of S7 Airlines.
The air fleet of S7 Airlines is one of the youngest and most modern in Russia. The airline constantly updates its air fleet using the latest developments of the world’s leading manufacturers. In June 2017, S7 Airlines became the first Russian operator of new modern Airbus A320neo airliners. S7 Airlines has also signed the contract for the delivery of new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in 2018. The company will become the first Russian operator of these aircraft of the new type.
Pilots, flight attendants and ground handling personnel of S7 Airlines undergo training at the S7 Training, the largest training centre in Eastern Europe, under the guidance of experienced instructors. The centre is certified in 80 areas of training and advanced training of flight and technical crew and has the most modern technical facilities in Russia.
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.