Emirates Skywards S7 Airlines Partnership Commenced

Emirates Skywards has commended a frequent flier partnership with Russia based Oneworld Alliance member S7 Airlines (also known as Siberia Airlines).

Emirates Skywards S7 Airlines

Emirates Skywards members can now both earn and redeem miles on flights operated by S7 Airlines. There must be similar opportunity for S7 Airlines frequent fliers as well to earn and burn on Emirates.

You can access Emirates web page for this S7 partnership here.

The number of Skywards miles earned is dependent of the S7 Airlines fare class flown:

Class of travel Miles earned for every mile flown
Discounted Economy Class (N,Q,O,M,V,T,R,S and L) 0.25 Miles
Economy Class (Y,B,H and K) 1 Mile
Business Class (J,C and D) 1.25 Miles

If your ticket is in one of the following sub-classes, it won’t be eligible to earn Miles: I, U, P, W, G, X and E.

You can use your Emirates flights for S7 Airlines return flights (no one-ways) per the chart below:

You can use your Miles for travel in either direction between the reward zones.

 Zone
Class
Economy Class Business Class
Between Russia 1 and:
Russia 1 15,000 30,000
Russia 2 30,000 60,000
Russia 3 45,000 90,000
Europe 1 20,000 40,000
Europe 2 25,000 50,000
Near & the Middle East 45,000 90,000
Far East 60,000 120,000
South East Asia 65,000 130,000
Between Russia 2 and:
Russia 2 15,000 30,000
Russia 3 30,000 60,000
Europe 1 45,000 90,000
Europe 2 55,000 110,000
Near & the Middle East 45,000 90,000
Far East 30,000 60,000
South East Asia 45,000 90,000
Between Russia 3 and:
Russia 3 15,000 30,000
Europe 1 60,000 120,000
Europe 2 70,000 140,000
Near & the Middle East 60,000 120,000
Far East 20,000 40,000
South East Asia 30,000 60,000
Reward Zone Cities and Countries
Russia 1 Adler, Anapa, Astrakhan, Chelyabinsk, Kaliningrad, Kazan, Krasnodar, Makhachkala, Mineralnye Vody, Moscow, Nizhniy Novgorod, Perm, Rostov, Samara, Simferopol, 
St. Petersburg, Tyumen, Ufa, Vladikavkaz, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg
Russia 2 Abakan, Barnaul, Bratsk, Chita, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Nizhnevartovsk, Novokuznetsk, Novy Urengoy, Nadym, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Surgut, Tomsk, 
Ulan-ude
Russia 3 Blagoveshchensk, Magadan, Khabarovsk, Norilsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Vladivostok, Yakutsk
Europe 1 Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Moldova, Montenegro, Ukraine
Europe 2 Spain
Near & the Middle East Egypt, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan
Far East China (excl. Sanya)
South-East Asia Sanya (China), Thailand, Vietnam

Conclusion

I guess that Emirates needs more feed for its flights operating from Russia and S7 Airlines is good fit for that.

Here are the more detailed info for earning and redeeming on Emirates:

Earning Miles

  • Codeshare flights operated by airlines other than S7 are not eligible for earning Miles (S7 4000 – S7 4999).
  • The following S7 sub-classes are not eligible to earn Skywards Miles: I, U, P, W, G, X and E.
  • Please quote your Emirates Skywards membership number while making your reservation.
  • If you have not mentioned your membership number before your flight, you may request post-flight credit by sending your flight details to Emirates Skywards using the claim Miles form.
  • Miles cannot be earned on the following flights and ticket types: Charter and special flights (S7 8000 – S7 9999), Group Inclusive Tour (GIT), Inclusive Individual Fare (IIT), reward tickets and free ticket promotions.
  • Emirates Skywards Programme Rules apply.

Redeeming Miles

  • Reward tickets can only be issued on S7 operated flights (with the flight code S7).
  • Reward tickets are not valid on codeshare flights operated by any other carrier other than S7 or S7’s airline affiliates.
  • Miles can only be redeemed for reward bookings on S7 in the following sub-classes: ‘E’ in Economy Class and ‘U’ in Business Class.
  • Reward values are exclusive of taxes and other charges. This needs to be paid separately.
  • The number of seats available for reward travel may be limited.
  • Reward Travel may be restricted during blackout dates.
  • Miles cannot be redeemed for charter and special flights (S7 8000 – S7 9999).
  • Miles stated are for direct flights only. Where no direct service is operated, two or more rewards may be required.
  • Reward tickets are valid for 12 months from date of issue.
  • Reward flights are for a return trip and are subject to availability with S7. One-way rewards are not permitted.
  • S7 flights must be confirmed at the time of mileage redemption. Waitlists are not permitted.
  • Reward ticket coupons cannot be used out of sequence.
  • Children travelling on reward tickets will be required to redeem the same amount of Miles as an adult. Infant Rewards are not permitted.
  • For flight and date changes prior to departure, members can contact the nearest Emirates office.
  • Emirates Skywards Programme Rules apply.

Refund of Reward Tickets:

  • Expired Miles will not be reinstated.

  • Refunds on fully unutilised tickets are permitted at a charge of USD 75.

  • A rush reward fee of USD 75 applies for bookings made within 24 hours of outbound travel.

  • A rush reward fee of USD 50 applies for bookings made within seven days of outbound travel.

  • All fees and charges exclude any local taxes, if applicable.

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