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Oneworld and Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Open Branded Lounge for Members

Moscow Domodedovo Airport is one of the largest air hubs in Russia, serving some 29.4 million passengers last year

December 27, 2019

Oneworld and Moscow Domodedovo Airport are making plans to build a branded lounge for customers of the alliance’s member airlines. The lounge at Moscow Domodedovo, which is the home of oneworld member S7 Airlines that is headquartered in Siberia, will be the first oneworld-branded lounge in the world.

The new lounge aims to deliver a superior customer experience for premium customers and frequent flyers of oneworld member airlines travelling from the airport. oneworld and Moscow Domodedovo airport will announce the opening date and further details in 2020.

Domodedovo serves as a major hub for the oneworld alliance in Russia. oneworld member S7 Airlines operates more than 140 daily flights from the airport. Including the S7 Airlines operations, Moscow Domodedovo airport handles over 150 daily flights by oneworld member airlines, including British Airways, Iberia, Japan Airlines, Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian. In the first 11 months of 2019, Moscow Domodedovo and oneworld airlines served more than 12.6 million passengers, an increase of 5% over the same period in 2018.

Oneworld brings together 13 world-class airlines – American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, LATAM, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, S7 Airlines and SriLankan Airlines, and around 30 of their affiliates.  Royal Air Maroc is on track to join during 2020.  Fiji Airways is a oneworld connect partner.  Collectively, these airlines:

·    Serve 1,100 airports in 180 territories, with 14,000 daily departures

·    Carry almost 550 million passengers a year on a combined fleet of 3,500 aircraft

·    Generate $135 billion annual total revenues

Top tier cardholders (Emerald and Sapphire) enjoy access to more than 650 airport lounges and are offered extra baggage allowances.  The most travelers (Emerald) can also use fast track security lanes at select airports.

Moscow Domodedovo Airport is one of the largest air hubs in Russia. In 2018, the airport served 29.4 million passengers. It is the only airport in Russia handling flights operated by the Airbus A380 on an ongoing basis.

S7 Airlines is a member of the global aviation alliance oneworld®, the largest private airline in Russia. All airline flights are operated on Airbus, Boeing and Embraer aircraft. S7 Airlines has a wide network of domestic flights, built on the basis of air hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). The carrier operates regular flights to the CIS countries, Europe, Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific region. In 2018 S7 Airlines carried more than 15.9 million passengers on its flights.