Tag: St.Petersburg

Pulkovo Airport at St. Petersburg Welcomes 16 Million Passengers in 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes On December 28, Pulkovo Airport welcomed its 16 millionth passenger in 2017, thus marking a historic record in passenger traffic figures of St. Petersburg airport for one calendar year. The previous highest number was 14.3 million people that Pulkovo greeted in 2014. The lucky winner of the honorary 16-millionth status was Anna Tunikova. She arrived […]

Qatar Airways Launches Inaugural Flight to St. Petersburg

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to St. Petersburg landed at Pulkovo Airport, marking the airline’s second gateway in Russia. On board the inaugural Qatar Airways flight to St. Petersburg, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, was joined by His Excellency Mr. Nurmakhmad Kholov, The Russian Federation’s Ambassador to […]

Mother And Infant Fell Through Stairs While Disembarking At Pulkovo Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute An Ural Airlines Airbus A321 performing flight from Moscow Domodedovo to St. Petersburg completed an uneventful flight with a safe landing in St. Petersburg and taxied to the apron. The passengers disembarked via stairs at the front left main door, 90 passengers disembarked without problem, however, when a mother with her one year old infant […]

Airports in Russia To Suspend Air Traffic For Victory Day

Reading Time: 1 minute Airports in three Russian cities, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, will suspend air traffic at the times when the Victory Day Parade is rehearsed and held, Russia’s state-run air traffic control corporation said on May 3, TASS reports. Moscow’s airports will impose temporary restrictions on May 4, 7 and 9. “On May 4, 7 and 9, […]

Chinese Carriers Accelerate International Expansion Pace

Reading Time: 1 minute Chinese carriers have accelerated their international expansion pace as outbound travel continues to grow. In October, Beijing-based Air China experienced an 18.6% year-over-year (YOY) growth in RPKs on international routes. Shanghai-based China Eastern reported a 30.4% YOY growth; Guangzhou-based China Southern posted a 23.9% YOY growth; and Haikou-based Hainan Airlines saw a 47.4% YOY growth. […]

Pulkovo Airport Ranked #1 in Europe in Airport Service Quality

Reading Time: 2 minutes In Q3 2015, Pulkovo Airport St. Petersburg (Russia) ranked Number 1 in Europe in passenger’s overall satisfaction with the airport service quality (ASQ). According to the results of the quarterly ASQ Survey by Airport Council International (ACI), St. Petersburg airport outranked 95 other European airports listed in the rating. “In the beginning of 2015, we […]