Articles Tagged ‘St. Petersburg’

Sochi grows 201%; now Russia’s fifth-largest airport

Sochi grows 201%; now Russia’s fifth-largest airport

Sochi added almost five million seats between 2010-2019 for a CAGR of 11.6%. It rose to 15.5% between 2013-2019. We look at what’s been driving this growth.

Moscow Domodedovo – more passengers in September than all of Norway

Moscow Domodedovo – more passengers in September than all of Norway

Moscow Domodedovo had more passengers in September than Norway and almost twice as many as Switzerland. We examine its network.

Ural Airlines launches EIGHT routes from Moscow Zhukovsky

Ural Airlines launches EIGHT routes from Moscow Zhukovsky

Zhukovsky is a “simple, inexpensive” airport; we chat with management about future routes – helped by not being a Moscow airport for bilaterals.


Lakeland positioned to become new gateway to central Florida

Lakeland positioned to become new gateway to central Florida

Lakeland has zero fees, is the closest airport to 2m people, has one of the US’ fastest-growing metros, has almost 500 leaked passengers daily to just 3 cities, and a revenue guarantee fund.

Wizz Air launches new Catania base, its second in Italy

Wizz Air launches new Catania base, its second in Italy

Wizz Air has opened its new Catania base. It’ll have 20 routes from the airport when are all operational.

Wizz Air adds 5 new routes from St Petersburg as Russian airport gets second A320

Wizz Air adds 5 new routes from St Petersburg as Russian airport gets second A320

Wizz Air to begin five new routes from St Petersburg under airport’s 7th freedom agreement. None have direct competition, with all but one previously served.


Wizz Air to add 23 new routes across two new bases, including its first in Russia

Wizz Air to add 23 new routes across two new bases, including its first in Russia

As Wizz Air announces 23 new routes, we look at what and where. Five of these routes involve St Petersburg, thanks to that city’s new e-visas and seventh freedoms.

St Petersburg now offers 7th freedoms to 30 countries

St Petersburg now offers 7th freedoms to 30 countries

With 7th freedoms to 30 European countries, St Petersburg’s tourism will grow. 

Spirit connects Tampa and Nashville

Spirit connects Tampa and Nashville

Spirit Airlines launches four-times-weekly services between Tampa and Nashville.


St. Petersburg Airport holds its seventh annual airline awards – anna.aero attends ceremony with 11 airlines taking home prizes

St. Petersburg Airport holds its seventh annual airline awards – anna.aero attends ceremony with 11 airlines taking home prizes

On Friday 25 January, St. Petersburg Airport held its seventh annual airline awards, taking place at the Alexandrinsky Theatre. For the first time anna.aero was invited to attend the ceremony. Read here to find out about the evening’s winners and to learn of the developments at the airport over the past year. 

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.

Russia’s leading airports growing by 27% in 2010; hosting World Cup in 2018 will bring fresh challenges

Russia’s leading airports growing by 27% in 2010; hosting World Cup in 2018 will bring fresh challenges

World Cup success, WikiLeaks revelations, and EU criticism of its aviation industry; it’s not been a dull time for Russia recently. But how are its airlines and airports actually performing in 2010? How does it differ from 2009?