S7 Airlines increased its passenger traffic by 8.3%


The S7 Group airlines1 have reviewed the results of their operating activities for January 2018. Last month, the airlines carried 1,098,444 passengers, which is an 8.3% increase over January 2017.

S7 Airlines carried 794,606 passengers on domestic flights, which is a 9.4% increase over January 2017. The growth on international destinations amounted to 5.7%. In January 2018, the airlines carried 303,838 passengers on its international flights.

In January 2018, the passenger turnover increased by 6.9% and amounted to 2,240,561 thousand passenger-kilometres, the cargo turnover increased by 6.3% and amounted to 209,815 thousand tonne-kilometres.

“Last month, we saw a steady growth in demand for both domestic and international destinations. In the height of the ski season, flights to Sochi, Munich and the cities of northern Italy and Austria were very popular among our passengers. On the other hand, we have already started preparations for the upcoming spring and summer travel season. In January, S7 Airlines started selling tickets for several new flights to Western Europe: from Moscow to Tenerife and Bari, from St. Petersburg to Alicante and Pula,” notes Igor Veretennikov, the Commerce Director of S7 Group.

In January, S7 Airlines was the first among Russian airlines to offer passengers an option to pay for ancillary services with Miles of the S7 Priority Loyalty Programme.

Now, when checking in for a flight online or at a check-in counter at the airport, you can pay for the chosen seat in the cabin, including an Extra Space seat, or for excess baggage with Miles2.

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

2 Excess baggage may be paid for with Miles online only on direct flights of S7 Airlines; when travelling on connecting flights excess baggage may be paid for with Miles only at the airport of departure.