S7 in talks with BA to join oneWorld

S7 Airlines, according to reports, is in negotiation with oneWorld founding member British Airways to join the alliance.

S7 Airlines, formerly known as Sibair, is Russia’s 2nd largest carrier behind AEROFLOT, a Skyteam member.

The World’s largest airline alliance, Star Alliance, says it should expect to announce membership from a Russian carrier by the end of this year, which candidates includes KrasAir-led AiRUnion, Transaero, as well as S7 Airlines.