Totalniy dictant (Total dictation) onboard the S7 Airlines flight


Totalniy dictant (Total dictation) onboard the S7 Airlines flight

S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, became a partner of the Russian educational event «Totalniy dictant» (Total dictation), which will be held on 16 April 2016. Passengers of flight S7 182 Novosibirsk – Moscow will be able to write the dictation during the flight.

«Totalniy dictant» is an annual educational event held in order to give every person an opportunity to check his/her Russian knowledge.

For the first time «Totalniy dictant» will be held onboard of an aircraft at the 10 000 m altitude. For the event organizers chose a flight from Novosibirsk, the home city of «Totalniy dictant» and S7 Airlines.

Onboard the aircraft of S7 Airlines, which will on 16 April 2016 operate flight S7-182 Novosibirsk – Moscow, cabin crew members will offer passengers to participate in the event and check their knowledge. The text will be dictated by Elena Kuznetsova, a member of the «Totalniy dictant» Expert Council and a professional philologist. Passengers, who will participate in the event, will receive blank forms and special radio guides with headphones, which will enable them to hear the text and not to disturb resting passengers.

After the dictation papers will be transferred to experts for checking. Passengers will be able to learn their results and marks after 20 April on the website of the event «Totalniy dictant».

This year the event will be held in 732 cities of Russia and around the world. Over 150 thousand people are expected to take part in the event. The text for «Totalniy dictant» 2016 was written by Andrey Usachev, a children's story writer.

S7 Airlines (a brand of Sibir Airlines, 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.