Novosibirsk, Russia, 2015-12-28 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, and Etihad Airways, the national carrier of UAE, announce the extension of the code-share agreement.
From 16 January 2016 the airlines will operate code-share flights from Moscow to Singapore with a convenient connection at the Abu Dhabi airport. Flights will be made every day on Etihad Airways Airbus A321 lines equipped with economy and business class cabins.
Etihad Airways passengers now have an opportunity to travel to eight new destinations – Etihad Airways code will appear on S7 Airlines flights from Moscow to Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, Krasnoyarsk, Novy Urengoy, Omsk, Perm, Rostov-on-Don and Sochi.
S7 Airlines and Etihad Airways perform code-share flights from 2010. Today as a part of the code-share agreement the airlines offer flights from Moscow with a connection in Abu Dhabi to Sydney (Australia), Bangkok and Phuket (Thailand), and also on certain routes between Russian cities.
“Extension of this partnership will allow us to offer more travel opportunities for our passengers, adding to our route network such popular destination as Singapore. Moreover we will be glad to welcome Etihad Airways passengers on our domestic flights on eight popular routes”, Igor Veretennikov, S7 Group Strategy Director, noted.
“Our company’s strategy is aimed at strengthening existing cooperation with partners. Etihad Airways highly estimates cooperation with S7 Airlines. Opening code-share flights demonstrates company’s interest in Russian market, and allows to offer to passengers a wider choice and convenience of trip planning”, James Hogan, Etihad Airways President and General Director, noted.
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The airline has a wide internal route network, created on the basis of air transport hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines also performs regular flights to countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Europe, the Near East, Southeast Asia and countries of the Asia-Pacific region.
In 2007 the company received an official IATA certificate as an IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operator, becoming the second air carrier in Russia to have successfully passed the full international audit procedure for compliance with operational safety standards.
S7 Airlines is one of the most reliable airlines of Russia, it implements latest achievements of the world’s industry in passenger services and develops its own services dynamically.
Today S7 Airlines has the newest and one of the most modern aircraft fleets on the Russian air transportation market .All airline’s flights are operated on aircrafts of the world’s leading producers – Airbus and Boeing.
S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Wings of Russia National Aviation Awards in different categories. The airline was also the winner of the annual “People’s Brand/Brand No. 1 in Russia” Award.
S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Cannes Lions advertising festival awards for implemented projects, and My Planet National Awards for discoveries in travel sphere.
The airline is a member of the S7 Group of companies. In 2014 Group member airlines carried 10.066 million passengers.
SOURCE: S7 Airlines