S7 launches flights from Irkutsk to Tashkent and Beijing


S7 flights from Irkutsk to Tashkent will start on June 23, 2009. The airline will make one flight per week, on Tuesdays. S7 is the only airline to offer its passengers a direct flight between these destinations.

The first S7 flight to Beijing is on June 24, 2009. The flights frequency is twice per week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. If you book a flight to Beijing on the airline website its minimum price (for return flights) is 280 Euros *. The fuel fee is not charged for this flight, just like for any S7 international flights.

Both flights will be served by new Airbus A320s. The plane has 158 seats in economic and business class.

Currently S7 makes its own regular flights from Irkutsk to Moscow, Novosibirsk and Vladivostok. There are 21 flights from Irkutsk per week in summer.

S7 Flights Irkutsk—Tashkent—Irkutsk:

DestinationFlight No.DepartureArrivalDays of WeekAircraft Irkutsk—Tashkent S7-771 11:30 12:50 _2____ A320 Tashkent—Irkutsk S7-772 13:30 22:00 _2____ A320

S7 Flights Irkutsk—Beijing—Irkutsk:

DestinationFlight No.DepartureArrivalDays of WeekAircraft Irkutsk—Beijing S7-509 00:05 01:35 __3__6_ A320 Beijing — Irkutsk S7-510 02:25 06:10 __3__6_ A320

Special offer: frequent flyer miles under S7 Priority program are doubled for flights Irkutsk-Beijing and Irkutsk-Tashkent by July 15, 2009.

These additional miles are bonus miles calculated under the program rules by flight distance and ticket fares. Miles are accrued for flights during the special offer period irrespective of the time when the tickets were bought.

For ticket prices, fare rules and seat availability, please visit the airline website or call (free for calls inside Russia).


* Charges and fees excluded.

S7 Airlines was the largest domestic airline in Russia in 2008 and rates among the TOP-50 of the world air carriers by this segment. In 2007 the company received an IATA official notification on its registration in IOSA operators register (IATA Operational Safety Audit) and became the second Russian air carrier to close the international audit for compliance with the operational safety standards.

S7 Airlines is one of the most stable airlines in Russia who employs the latest advances in the industry and is rapidly developing its operations. S7 was awarded the national prize “People’s Brand/Russian Brand No.1” in 2007.