S7 Airlines recently launched four new scheduled flights from Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport. The new destinations include Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona (Spain), Olbia (Italy), and Anapa (Russia). Spanish and Italian islands, Mallorca and Sardinia, previously had had no direct air connection to St. Petersburg and are new for the summer schedule of Pulkovo Airport.
S7 Airlines flights from the Northern capital of Russia are operated once a week to Palma de Mallorca, twice weekly to Barcelona and Olbia, thrice weekly to Anapa.
In the IATA Summer Season S7 Airlines will continue to expand its presence at Pulkovo. In May, the carrier will launch scheduled flights from St. Petersburg to Irkutsk located close to the famous Baikal Lake. The city pair has had no direct air connection since 2012. In addition, S7 Airlines will provide direct service from Pulkovo to the Russian city of Voronezh as well as Nice on the French Riviera.
With the new additions, the route network of S7 Airlines from Pulkovo in 2019 includes 23 destinations: 13 domestic and 10 international.
In Q1 2019, S7 Airlines served 228 thousand passengers in St. Petersburg, which is 4.6% more than in the same period of 2018. In 2018, the carrier was one of the top three airlines for passenger traffic from Pulkovo Airport. In the past year, the airline served 1.4 million people in St. Petersburg, which is 20% more year-on-year.
S7 Airlines is a member of oneworld airline alliance. The carrier is one of the world’s TOP-100 best airlines and ranks third in Eastern Europe according to Skytrax.
Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport is the fourth airport in Russia in terms of passenger traffic. In Q1 2019, Pulkovo served 3.6 million passengers, which is 14.7% more than in the same period of 2018. In 2019, St. Petersburg airport, for the fourth year in a row, became the winner of the national ‘Air Gates of Russia’ award, according to the passengers’ votes. Since 2010, Northern Capital Gateway LLC has been the main operator of Pulkovo, implementing the airport reconstruction and development project under a public-private partnership agreement with the city of St. Petersburg.