Totalniy dictant (Total dictation) was held onboard the S7 Airlines flight


Totalniy dictant (Total dictation) was held onboard the S7 Airlines flight

S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, became a partner of the Russian educational event «Totalny dictant» (Total dictation). On 16 April 2016 passengers of flight S7 182 Novosibirsk — Moscow wrote the dictation during the flight.

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

Onboard the Airbus A320 aircraft of S7 Airlines cabin crew members offered passengers to participate in the event and check their knowledge. The text was dictated by Elena Kuznetsova, a member of the «Totalny dictant» Expert Council and a professional philologist.

50 passengers participated in the event, but only 37 resolved to hand in their papers for checking. All these papers were transferred to experts for checking. Passengers will be able to learn their results and marks after 20 April on the website of the event «Totalny dictant».

This year the event was held in 732 cities of Russia and around the world. The text for «Totalny dictant» 2016 was written by Andrey Usachev, a children's story writer.


S7 Airlines (“Siberia” airlines brand, is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.

The airline has a wide internal route network, created on the basis of air transport hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines also performs regular flights to countries of the Commonwealth of  Independent States (CIS), Europe, the Near East, Southeast Asia and countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

In 2007 the company received an official IATA certificate as an IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operator, becoming the second air carrier in Russia to have successfully passed the full international audit procedure for compliance with operational safety standards.

S7 Airlines is one of the most reliable airlines of Russia, it implements latest achievements of the world's industry in passenger services and develops its own services dynamically.

Today S7 Airlines has the newest and one of the most modern aircraft fleets on the Russian air transportation market. All flights of the airline are performed by the aircraft of the world’s leading manufacturers.

S7 Airlines is in top 100 of the best airlines of the world and ranks third in the Eastern Europe, as indicated by the authoritative international rating Skytrax.

S7 Airlines is among the top 5 of the most reputable Russian companies of 2017 and ranks the fourth among the most desirable Russian employers.

S7 Airlines is a Safety Leaders Award winner in “Transportation Safety: Flight Safety” category.

S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Wings of Russia National Aviation Awards in different categories.

S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Cannes Lions advertising festival awards for implemented projects, and My Planet National Awards for discoveries in travel sphere.

S7 Airlines won “Best Russian Airline” at 2015 National Geographic Traveler Awards.

At the end of 2016, S7 Airlines became the winner of Skyway Service Award aviation award in three categories: the best airline in category “Economy Class, Domestic Scheduled Services”, “Best Loyalty Program” and “Best Online Customer Services”.

The airline is a member of the S7 Group of companies. In 2017 Group member airlines carried more than 14.2 million passengers.