S7 Airlines has increased its passenger traffic by 7.8%


S7 Airlines has increased its passenger traffic by 7.8%

The S7 Group airlines1 have reviewed the results of their operating activities for October 2017. In the last month, the airline companies have carried 1,199,585 passengers, which is a 7.8% increase over October 2016.

892,692 passengers have taken S7 Airlines domestic flights, which is a 9.4% increase over October 2016. The growth on international destinations has amounted to 3.5%. In October, the airlines carried 306,893 passengers on its international flights.

In October, the passenger turnover increased by 7.2% and amounted to 2,436,520 thousand passenger-kilometres, the cargo turnover increased by 6.9% and amounted to 230,961 thousand tonne-kilometres.

“Over the past month, we have noted a significant increase in the number of domestic flights as it’s the peak of the business season and passengers are making more business trips. S7 Airlines continues to develop its regional route network and offers its passengers convenient flights to new destinations which are operated on new Embraer 170. In October, we opened new flights from Moscow to Lipetsk and from Novosibirsk to Chelyabinsk”, notes Igor Veretennikov, the Commerce Director of S7 Group.

Traditionally, in October we also sum up the results of the new flights in the summer schedule. This year S7 Airlines has opened several international flights, which will remain in the schedule during the year. So, passengers of S7 Airlines can take scheduled direct flights from Moscow to Sicily, Pisa and Vienna, from St. Petersburg to Berlin, from Novosibirsk to Tbilisi and from Vladivostok to Osaka.

Moreover, the airline has significantly expanded the geography of its flights to Russian cities. S7 Airlines has connected Moscow with Mirny and Petrozavodsk, St. Petersburg with Bryansk, Yaroslavl, Kaliningrad and Kaluga with its direct flights. New flights from Novosibirsk to Abakan, Nizhnevartovsk, Tyumen, Novyy Urengoy, Gorno-Altaisk and Rostov-na-Donu have been added to the schedule.

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.

1 The Siberia and Globus airlines performing flights under the unified S7 Airlines brand.