Tag: S7 Airlines

S7 Airlines to Retire its Airbus A319 Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a move to improve the efficiency of its fleet, S7 Airlines, Russia’s largest privately-owned carrier, has started phasing out its Airbus A319 aircraft. One third of its smallest and oldest narrow-bodies will be retired by the end of this year. The first of 18 A319s in the airline’s fleet – the 19-year-old VP-BTT – […]

Russia’s airlines enjoy collective 12.3 per cent traffic growth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite the tragic accident of Aeroflot’s Superjet 100 at Sheremetyevo and the overall sluggish Russian economy in the period, the local air travel market remained surprisingly buoyant, with an overall traffic growth rate of 12.3 per cent in the first five months of 2019. According to the latest data collected by Russian aviation authority Rosaviatsiya, […]

Latest-Generation Aircraft Completely Replaces S7 Airlines Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute High-flying S7 Group is planning to be the first Russian airline to replace its narrow-body fleet with latest-generation Airbus and Boeing aircraft. Grigory Davydov, the group’s deputy director, has revealed to Vedomosti business daily that the country’s largest private airline is planning to phase out all of its existing A320ceos and Boeing 737NGs by 2024, […]

Russia Receives First Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing, Air Lease Corp. and S7 Airlines celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX, via lease from ALC. S7, operated by Globus Airlines, becomes the first Russian airline to fly the new and improved 737 airplane. S7 plans to take 10 more 737 MAX jets over the next few years as part of its […]

Russian Airline S7 Tests Blockchain for Aviation Fuel

Reading Time: < 1 minute S7 Airlines, part of the oneworld alliance, announced a pilot of an aviation blockchain project. It partnered with fuel supplier Gazpromneft Aero and Alfa Bank to automate payments for fuel. How it works Without a blockchain fuel has to be paid in advance, or a bank guarantee is required. So avoiding both of these scenarios […]

Russia’s S7 Brings Оneworld Alliance to Belarus

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia’s S7 Airlines (Sibir) has launched scheduled services between Moscow and Gomel, a city in the east of Belarus, thereby becoming the first Oneworld global airline alliance member to penetrate the air travel market of that country. The new service is currently operated three times a week, using 78-seat Embraer E170 aircraft, but the airline […]

S7 Airlines Airbus A320 Descends Below Profile on Approach

Reading Time: < 1 minute S7 Airlines Airbus A320, performing flight from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk (Russia), was on approach to Irkutsk’s runway 12 cleared to descend to 600 meters (2000 feet AGL), before the aircraft intercepted the glideslope the controller cleared the flight to descend to 450 meters (1500 feet AGL), the aircraft however continued to descend below that cleared […]

S7 Airlines Ready to Take Delivery of Russia’s First A320neo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia’s S7 Airlines expects to take delivery of its first Airbus A320neo in the coming weeks, making S7 the first A320neo family operator in Russia, CEO Anton Eremin told ATW recently on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in Cancun. Eremin said S7 plans to operate only narrowbody and regional aircraft in the future and […]

A320neo and A321neo Received Type Certificates in Russia

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) and the Russian Aviation Register have completed the procedure for validating the type certificate for the A320neo family. Relevant supporting documents were transferred to Airbus. The type certificate applies to A320neo and A321neo aircraft equipped with both types of engines (Pratt & Whitney’s Pure Power PW1100G-JM and CFM International’s […]

Russian Airlines Post 25% Traffic Growth For May

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russian airlines’ passenger traffic growth, which had been climbing since the beginning of the year, continued growing at a double-digit rate in May. Traffic surged 25.9% year-on-year last month, the record high so far this year, to 8.672 million passengers, the Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA) reports. To compare, the increase was recorded at 10.2% […]