S7 Airlines opens direct flights from Irkutsk to Phuket


S7 Airlines, a member of the global airline alliance oneworld®, from December 30, 2018 opens direct regular flights from Irkutsk to Phuket. Tickets for the new flight are already on sale.

Flights from the Airport Irkutsk will be operated on Sundays. The flight departs from Irkutsk at 6:50 pm and lands at the airport of the island of Phuket at 1:00 am local time. The return flight departs on Mondays at 2:10 am and arrives at the Airport Irkutsk at 10:20 am.

Thailand is customarily one of the most sought-after travel destinations during cold seasons. Phuket, a mountainous island in the Andaman Sea, can be an ideal place for a winter vacation. There are lively parties for young people and remote picturesque beaches for couples or families.

Flights to Phuket will be operated on modern airliners Airbus A320neo. During the flight, passengers will appreciate the comfort of the cabin with more spacious luggage racks, plenty of legroom and eye-pleasing LED lighting. The cabin seats are equipped with USB plug sockets, as well as special mini stands for mobile devices. The travel time is just over seven hours.

S7 Airlines also operates direct regular flights from Novosibirsk, Vladivostok, Irkutsk, and Krasnoyarsk to Bangkok.

The members of our S7 Priority loyalty program will receive at least 1,540 bonus miles for flights to Phuket. Accumulated S7 Priority miles can be spent for award tickets, as well as additional services purchased on the s7.ru website and at departure airports.

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.