S7 - Bank of Moscow - Visa


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S7 Airlines, the Bank of Moscow and international payment system VISA have launched a new product for travel lovers - a co-branded card “S7 — the Bank of Moscow - Visa”.

It combines all the advantages of the Visa Classic and Visa Gold credit and debit cards and has a modern eye-catching design.

Owners of the new cards automatically become members of S7 Priority programme and get an opportunity to collect bonus miles paying for daily purchases with the card and flying with S7 Airlines, its partner-airlines and using services of other numerous partners of “S7 Priority” programme.

When a Visa Classic card is issued the S7 Priority member gets 2,000 welcome miles, and 4,000 welcome miles in case of Visa Gold card issuance. The member receives 1 bonus mile for every 30 rubles spent with Visa Classic and 1.25 bonus miles for every 30 rubles spent with Visa Gold.

In exchange for collected miles a member can receive an award ticket or upgrade the service class on S7 Airlines flights and on flights of 12 major partner-airline companies1 of S7 Airlines within the oneworld global airline alliance.

An “S7 — the Bank of Moscow - Visa” card can have a credit limit up to 750 000 rubles with fixed interest of 19.9% or 29.9% per annum and grace period of up to 50 days. 

All types of cards additionally provide for:

  • free SMS reporting service;
  • the S7 Priority programme benefits;
  • discounts within the Visa Bonus programme for the Visa Classic card owners and within the Visa World of Benefits programme for the owners of the Visa Gold cards. 

Natalia Konovalova, Vice President — Director of the Retail Product Department of the Bank of Moscow, said: «Together with the partners we have made a current offer for those who prefer modern ways of payment and travel a lot. This is an important step for the Bank of Moscow and its development of new products that meet specific needs of different client segments. I hope that our clients all over Russia who own credit cards will appreciate and enjoy our new offer».

Natalia Nikolaeva, Director of the Loyalty Program Development of S7 Airlines, said: «The new co-branded card does not only allow to pay for purchases in a convenient way, but also gives extra options for traveling. Together with the partners S7 Airlines offers flights to more than 850 destinations in 150 countries. By paying for everyday purchases with the card the owners can easily collect bonus miles — the only thing left is choose the destination for the next trip».

Andrew Torre, CEO of Visa in Russia, noted: «Visa has great experience in the implementation of such joint projects in different countries. Practice has shown that the co-branded Visa cards, especially with airlines, are used more often to pay for purchases than common Visa cards. In this regard, we welcome the new “S7 — the Bank of Moscow - Visa card which provides real options for saving personal and family budget and we are certain that it will become popular among travelers».

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 S7 Airlines is a member of oneworld global aviation alliance together with world major airline companies — airberlin, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, LAN Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways и Royal Jordanian.