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 (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.