S7 Airlines wins “Wings of Russia” awards in three categories


S7 Airlines wins “Wings of Russia” awards in three categories

S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, became the winner of the national aviation award “Wings of Russia — 2014” in three categories at once. Experts recognized S7 Airlines as the airline company of the year for achievements in air transportation sphere on domestic air routes of Russia, for the best business strategy and for advances in e-commerce.

“In 2014 S7 Airlines for the first time transported over 10 million passengers. It is a result of the effective business strategy. For a few years running we have worked on cost reduction, implemented new business projects, IT-systems, personnel management systems. We continue to implement the programme for optimization of the air craft fleet. All these measures helped us to preserve stability even in times difficult for the branch. I am delighted that work in this direction was highly estimated by our passengers and experts”, Vladimir Obedkov, S7 Airlines General Director, noted.

It is the fourth time running that the airline becomes the winner in the Electronic commerce category. S7 Airlines was the first in Russia to launch online ticket sale on its own website and implement e-ticket, offer online check-in for flights to its passengers, introduce Mobile boarding pass,  and develop a special iPhone app and the mobile version of the website.

“We continue to focus upon and to develop electronic services, and to be one of the first companies to implement the newest solutions. Today over 30% of our passengers purchase air tickets and use other electronic services online. And this rate is the most impressive among Russian transportation companies”, Anton Eremin, S7 Group Deputy General Director, said.

Also Globus airline company, a member of the S7 Group, became Wings of Russia award winner in the category “International Scheduled Passenger Carrier”.

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.