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Pulkovo Airport Increases Passenger Traffic by 9.1%

In January-July 2019, Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport welcomed 10,974,250 passengers, which is 9.1% more than in the same period of 2018.

The number of passengers on domestic flights grew by 12% to 6,810,310 passengers. International traffic increased by 4.8% and amounted to 4,163,940 passengers.

In January-July 2019, Pulkovo Airport handled 95,980 take-off and landing operations, which is an increase of 1.9% year-on-year.

In January-July 2019, Rossiya Airlines, Aeroflot, Pobeda, S7 Airlines, and Ural Airlines were the largest Russian carriers in terms of passenger numbers at Pulkovo. In total, they provided services to 6,716,687 passengers at St. Petersburg airport or 61.2% of the total traffic for that period. Among foreign airlines, Lufthansa, Uzbekistan Airways, Belavia, Finnair, and airBaltic became the leaders at Pulkovo Airport for the 7-month period of 2019. In total, they handled 781,267 passengers at St. Petersburg airport or 7.1% of the airport traffic in January-July 2019.

Pulkovo Airport operational results for July 2019

In July 2019, 2,206,477 passengers traveled through Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport, a number 4.9% higher than in the same month of 2018.

The number of passengers on domestic flights grew by 7.6% to 1,269,718 passengers. International traffic increased by 1.4% and amounted to 936,759 passengers.

In July 2019, Pulkovo Airport handled 16,604 take-off and landing operations.

In July 2019, Rossiya Airlines, Aeroflot, S7 Airlines, Pobeda, and Ural Airlines were the largest Russian carriers in terms of passenger numbers at Pulkovo. In total, they provided services to 1,271,011 passengers or 57.6% of the total traffic at St. Petersburg Airport for that period. Among foreign airlines, the leaders were Lufthansa, Belavia, Turkish Airlines, Uzbekistan Airways, and Finnair. In total, they handled 151,668 passengers at Pulkovo or 6.9% of the airport traffic in July 2019.

Top destinations at Pulkovo Airport in terms of passenger traffic figures, July 2019

Domestic Destinations: Moscow, Simferopol, Sochi, Kaliningrad, Novosibirsk

Foreign Destinations: Antalya, Larnaca, Frankfurt am Main, Munich, Minsk

Iuliia Tore



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