S7 Airlines and Air Astana are introducing joint flights to Kazakhstan


S7 Airlines, a member of the global airline alliance oneworld®, and Air Astana announce the conclusion of a code-sharing agreement through which the airlines will operate joint flights to Kazakhstan.

Beyond regular S7 Airlines flight from Novosibirsk to Nur-Sultan, travelers will now be able to purchase tickets for daily Air Astana flights. Passengers of S7 Airlines from St. Petersburg now have access to two direct daily flights to Almaty and Nur-Sultan.

“Flights to Kazakhstan are in steady demand among the residents of the Siberian region. Thanks to our partnership with Air Astana, we will be able to offer to our passengers from Novosibirsk more opportunities for travel to Nur-Sultan — it is possible to fly to the capital of Kazakhstan any day of the week. Moreover, direct flights to Nur-Sultan and Almaty are now available to passengers from St. Petersburg, as well. I am certain that the representatives of local companies who have strong business relations with Kazakh partners will appreciate the convenience and comfort of the flights. In our turn, we will be happy to welcome passengers of Air Astana on S7 Airlines flights”, says Igor Veretennikov, the commercial director of S7 Group.

“Russia is an important market for passenger transportation from Kazakhstan. We see great advantages in widening our presence in Russia through our partnership. We are happy to welcome the passengers of S7 Airlines aboard Air Astana and to offer them a level of customer service rated four stars by Skytrax. Beginning flights through the code-sharing agreement is an important step in the development of our partnership, which we intend to strengthen in the future”, notes Richard Ledger, the vice president of sales and marketing for Air Astana.

Air tickets can be purchased at s7.ru, through the iPhone app or the Android app, and at any S7 sales office. You can also learn accurate flight information, book and buy tickets by calling our Contact Centre at 8 800 700–0707 (free for Russia).

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.