In April 2019, S7 Airlines 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. On May 25, 2019, 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 will include 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.