Flight named after Dorzhi Erdninovich Ilyumzhinov: S7 airline launched an unusual action

On 11 May, an S7 Airlines flight will take off, which will be named after the hero of the war, grandfather of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Ilyumzhinov Dorzhi Erdninovich. Flight S 7774 will fly from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Irkutsk.

It’s a unique project for the Victory Day! According to the company's website, the name of a war hero will be assigned to one of more than 2,400 S7 Airlines flights that will be operated from 9 May to 16 May 2018.

During such flight, the cabin crew will announce who it is dedicated to and tell the story of this person. Scheduled flights named after a hero will be updated regularly.

Every family has heroes, the memory of which unites generations. They carried a heavy burden of war on their shoulders and gave us a peaceful sky above our heads. In honour of the Great Victory Day, S7 Airlines will give over 2,000 flights their names. The whole world will learn about the feat and courage of these heroes! The flights will be named after war heroes and glorify them in more than 100 destinations around the world.

It should be noted that S7 Airlines regularly holds special promotions for veterans of the Great Patriotic War on the eve of Victory Day, offering them preferential tickets for air travel. In 2019, the fare for flights in Russia is 100 roubles one way and 200 roubles for round trip. The fare level for flights between Russia, the CIS, and Georgia is 2 euros one way and 4 euros for round trip.

When buying a discount ticket fuel surcharge is not charged. Within the framework of the current promotion, veterans can fly by regular S7 Airlines flights throughout Russia and the CIS from 6 May to 12 May 2019.