S7 Airlines increased passenger traffic by 18.4% in May
The airlines of the S71 group have summed up the operations results for May 2019. Over the past month, the airline carried 1,542,707 passengers, an 18.4% increase over May 2018.
1 130 516 passengers took S7 Airlines flights within Russia, which is 18.1% more than the respective number for May 2018. The growth in travel to international destinations was 19.2%. In May 2019, 412,391 passengers were transported on the airline’s international flights.
“S7 Airlines continues to expand its geographical range of flights in a number of key development areas: inter-regional transportation, and hub strengthening in Novosibirsk and Vladivostok. Last month, S7 Airlines became the first airline to start flights from the capital of Primorye to Taipei. In addition, in May, S7 Airlines started flying from Moscow to Blagoveshchensk, which is the airline’s longest flight. Also, for the first time ever, passengers were able to take direct flights from Novosibirsk to Guangzhou,” noted Igor Veretennikov, S7 Group Commercial Director.
Passenger traffic for the month increased by 19.5% and amounted to 3 211 835 thousand pkm.
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.
1The Siberia and Globus airlines performing flights under the unified brand S7 Airlines.