S7 Airlines, member of the oneworld global alliance, developed a “catch-a-plane” app which allows its users to get bonus miles in the S7 Priority frequent flyer program every time an S7 airliner flies over them, the carrier’s press-service reports.
“In order to take part in the “Catch-a-plane” event you need to download the S7 “catch-a-plane” app on any mobile device with iOS operating platform (iOS 7 or newer). After detecting the aircraft of S7 Airlines or another airline of the oneworld alliance the app will send a notification containing the information about the airliner’s route. To get bonus miles the participant must open the notification about the S7 Airlines flight and click the “Catch a plane” button. The participant will get from 1 to 3 bonus miles depending on the flight length: up to 3000 km – 1 mile, from 3000 to 4000 km – 2 miles, over 4000 km – 3 miles. According to the rules of the event, the participant will not receive any bonus miles for detecting aircraft operated by the partner airlines”, - the press-service explained.
Under the rules of this event a user can catch only one aircraft per 10 minutes. A user can also get 1 bonus mile for posting the app link at his Facebook page or in the Twitter profile. A total of 5 million additional miles will be presented to the users. After that the event will expire. Every notification about the S7 Airlines flight also contains the information about the average ticket price on this route. Tickets may be purchased at s7.ru website. You may switch from the app to booking of a ticket on this route with one click, S7 noted.
“In order to take part in the event, you need to log in after downloading the app: you must specify the number of your S7 Priority card and PIN-code received during the registration in the program (you may also log in using your e-mail used during registration in the program and a password for your personal area at the carrier’s website). New users can quickly register to join the program and receive the number of a temporary S7 Priority card. Later they will need to pass a full registration and specify the number of their temporary card in order to use the bonus miles. The users may complete the registration process using the S7 website or by calling the S7 Priority program contact center, S7 added.