Safety, Cleanliness, & COVID-19 Travel Review
S7 Airlines Cancellation & Face Mask Review
[Photo by Anna Zvereva from Tallinn, Estonia – S7 Airlines, VQ-BCK, Airbus A320-271N, CC BY-SA 2.0, Link]
Masks & Distancing
Passenger and crew must wear masks on board. Crew also wear gloves.
Flexibility & Rebooking
Any ticket can be cancelled for eCredit on S7. Basic Fare rebookings cost 1000 rubles or 15€. Flex Fare rebooking are free. More info…
S7 Airlines Safe Travel Info
What's it like to fly S7 Airlines right now?
S7 Airlines was founded as Siberia Airlines. It rebranded in 2005 and flies from Moscow and normally serves 150 destinations. S7 is also Russia’s largest domestic airline.
Russia temporarily suspended both international and domestic travel as a result of the coronavirus.
Domestic travel has resumed and S7 Airlines announced it would restart all domestic routes in June.
Russia allows international visitors from several countries subject to visa requirements.
On July 7, S7 Airlines resumed selling reservations to Alicante and Nice. It has since resumed flights to Turkey.
S7 Airlines’ cancellation policy is flexible, allowing any booking to be cancelled for eCredit on S7. Basic Fare rebookings cost 1000 rubles or 15€. Flex Fare rebooking are free.
The airline requires all staff and passengers to wear face masks on board. The airline blocks seats, placing at least one empty seat between passengers on board to maximize social distance.
The airline’s health and safety policies are well-illustrated on its web site documenting the customer journey and S7’s new protocols.
Face Mask & Safety Summary
Online check-in via website or mobile app is encouraged to minimize contact at the airport
Hand sanitizer stations at airports
Social distancing of 1.5 meters encouraged at airport with signs and guides
No required on-board social distancing
Cabin crew wear masks and gloves on board and receive medical checkups before flights
Passengers required to wear masks at the airport and on board
Aircraft being disinfected. Between every flight, surfaces are wiped-down and aircraft is ventilated
HEPA filters on aircraft remove 99% of particles from recirculated air
Sanitizing wipes provided to passengers
S7 crew trained to address illness or coronavirus symptoms onboard
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