S7 Airlines won the MasterCard Mobile Shopping Application Award - S7’s application for iPhone was recognized as the best mobile shopping application in Russia, the carrier’s press-service reports.
«MasterCard launched the competition in nine countries – Hungary, Poland, Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Croatia and Czech Republic. The winners were selected by an independent jury made of technology experts, - the press-service explained. – The jury’s judgment was based on three main criteria: design, function and the jury members’ experience of using the apps».
«S7 Airlines was the first Russian airline to develop its own application for iPhone. We are trying to make the process of purchasing tickets in every city of our route network easier, quicker and more comfortable», - said Dmitry Chuyko, Director, eCommerce, S7 Airlines.
The S7 Airlines app for iPhone allows the passengers to purchase tickets on every flight performed by S7 Airlines, check-in, choose the desired seat, send the boarding pass to their e-mail or download the mobile boarding pass and add it to Passbook. In addition, the app allows purchasing tickets on Aeroexpress, said in the statement.
A total of 110 applications have been considered in the network of MMSA competition.