Articles Tagged ‘Russian airports’

Samara Airport grows by 12% in 2013; Finnair touches down from Helsinki

Samara Airport grows by 12% in 2013; Finnair touches down from Helsinki

Gateway to one of the 11 host cities during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Samara Airport handled over two million passengers last year. With a total of 20 airlines operating from the gateway to Samarskaya Oblast, anna.aero investigates the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Aeroflot is this summer.

St Petersburg's 18% average growth 2009-12 puts pressure on infrastructure; new terminal to open this year

St Petersburg’s 18% average growth 2009-12 puts pressure on infrastructure; new terminal to open this year

With double-digit growth over the last five years, St Petersburg Airport is bursting at the seams. A new terminal, due to open later this year, is the stepping stone for further growth, as anna.aero finds out from the airport’s operator – Fraport.

Russia's airlines (Aeroflot, Transaero, UTair) and airports (Moscow DME, SVO, VKO and St Petersburg) growing fast

Russia’s airlines (Aeroflot, Transaero, UTair) and airports (Moscow DME, SVO, VKO and St Petersburg) growing fast

Our look at the Russian market reveals just how quickly the country’s leading airports and airlines are growing this year, and provides a handy summary of new international services started by non-Russian/CIS airlines in 2013, including easyJet’s first routes to Moscow.


Novosibirsk Airport: International traffic doubles in just two years; Chinese and European routes wanted

Novosibirsk Airport: International traffic doubles in just two years; Chinese and European routes wanted

With annual growth of 20% and international passengers doubling in numbers in just two years, Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport’s remote location seems to be benefiting its ongoing traffic development — anna.aero examines the airport’s success.

Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport grows 22% in 2011; Turkish Airlines instantly biggest foreign airline

Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport grows 22% in 2011; Turkish Airlines instantly biggest foreign airline

After Turkish Airlines’ launch of flights to Novosibirsk in Russia’s Siberia region, the Star Alliance airline is the airport’s biggest foreign carrier, but which is the by far leading international country market? How dominant is domestic travel and which city ranks second after Moscow?

Moscow’s largest airport Domodedovo continues rapid growth; SriLankan Airlines and Oman Air coming soon

Moscow’s largest airport Domodedovo continues rapid growth; SriLankan Airlines and Oman Air coming soon

At almost constant growth in the last decade, Moscow Domodedovo has become the biggest airport serving the megacity Moscow, but what is the division between domestic and international passengers? Which international market dominates? And which is the latest airline to begin serving the airport?


anna.aero in Moscow: Vnukovo doubles capacity with new terminal as fast-growing UTair consolidates #1 position

anna.aero in Moscow: Vnukovo doubles capacity with new terminal as fast-growing UTair consolidates #1 position

The little brother of the Moscow airports has grown up – big time. Vnukovo, which is the airport of choice for Moscow’s wealthy oligarchs as well as the president, is served by fast-growing airlines that have filled up capacity. Soon, a new state-of-the-art terminal will provide more. But which are the airlines that have grown? […]

Demand for air travel in Russia growing at more than 20%; UTair now #1 domestic carrier; Egypt and Turkey popular

Demand for air travel in Russia growing at more than 20%; UTair now #1 domestic carrier; Egypt and Turkey popular

The Russian market is back in growth mode and the battle to be #1 in the domestic market is intensifying. Which are the leading international markets and which are the leading carriers on international routes?

Russian airport traffic figures show start of recovery; new LCC Avianova boosts Vnukovo but off to Sheremetyevo

Russian airport traffic figures show start of recovery; new LCC Avianova boosts Vnukovo but off to Sheremetyevo

Russia’s Transport Clearing House has stopped publishing traffic data on its website but we can still reveal how Russia’s six busiest airports performed in 2009 versus 2008. Plus, how big are the six airlines that Aeroflot is planning to absorb?


Pulkovo reports domestic growth in August; airberlin and Lufthansa add German flights

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusSaint Petersburg’s airport is the busiest in Russia outside of Moscow, but how has traffic developed in recent years? How seasonal is demand, which are the leading destinations and which new routes have been started?

Russian airline traffic down 15% in December; new state-run airline Rosavia yet to launch

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsRussia’s airline industry has had a reality check in the last few months. Several airlines have failed or stopped operating while even the ‘major’ airlines have had problems. Which markets have suffered most and who overtook who in November in the airline rankings?

Athens, Bahrain, Brussels win OAG awards;
Beijing’s memorable Mission Impossible theme scoops annies

Image: annie logoThis week anna.aero was out and about in Kuala Lumpur meeting many of our readers and customers. Times may be tough in the industry but there were plenty of exciting stands promoting tourism and route opportunities. See what caught our eye and who won this year’s coveted Annie awards.