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S7 Airlines presented a new booking platform
Russian Aviaton » Thursday May 22, 2014 14:01 MSK

S7 Airlines, member of oneworld global alliance, introduced a new booking platform allowing the passengers to purchase several products connected with their journey at one website, press-service of S7 reports.

“Technologies developed by OpenJaw and ITA Software by Google make purchasing the tickets for S7 Airlines flights and for flights performed by its partner airlines under code-share and prorate agreements even more convenient. Now the passengers may not only purchase a one-way or round trip tickets, but also build a complex route comprising several flights. Search results are displayed in a more convenient format allowing the passengers to see all the necessary information on one page: flight duration, distance, aircraft type, in-flight-meal type, free baggage allowance, the number of miles that S7 Priority members can get for this flight”, - the press-service explained.

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The new platform allows passengers to choose between offers of several companies and book everything they need for the trip. In addition to the ticket you can purchase additional products, e.g. hotel, car rent, insurance, transfer. S7 Priority members will soon have the opportunity to pay for a ticket with miles from their own account via the S7 website. To do so they need to choose the specific payment method during the search and the system will show the ticket cost in miles, S7 explained.

“Thanks to introducing the Google and OpenJaw technologies the new S7 Airlines booking platform meets the needs of our clients. The OpenJaw platform helped us complete the next phase of our strategy – to become the leader among the Russian universal resources specializing in selling of travel products and services”.

Nicola Simionato, EMEA and APAC Director General, said: “We are glad to help S7 Airlines offer its passengers a more quick and reliable way of purchasing tickets and travel products”.

“Right from the start S7 Airlines wanted to distance itself from the traditional airline model and become the tourist retail leader. We are glad that the company has chosen the OpenJaw platform”, - Kieron Branagan, CEO of OpenJaw, said.

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