Today, October 31, 2012, passenger traffic of St. Petersburg bar exceeded the record of 9.6 million passengers.
Recall up to 12 months of 2011, passenger traffic of Pulkovo Airport was 9,610,767 people. Last year the Company "Northern Capital Gateway" in cooperation with airlines partners was further opened 14 regular lines, the airport came 4 new carrier, increased the number of flights on existing routes, which significantly increase the performance and, once again, to confirm his status as one of the largest airports in Russia, the press service of the Company "Northern Capital Gateway".
Pulkovo substantial growth in passenger traffic in 2012 due to the increased frequency of flights, as well as oltkrytiyu new directions. Since January this year, five air carriers started to perform flights from St. Petersburg: the Italian airline Air One and Blue Panorama, Greek airline Bluebird Airways and Aegean Airlines, as well as the Kyrgyz airline Avia Traffic Company. Schedule airport supplemented twenty-three new flights in areas such as Alicante, Venice, Djerba, Corfu, Kefalonia, Pardubice, Pula, Phuket, Tenerife, Tokyo, Astrakhan, Noyabr’sk, Stavropol, Tomsk, Ulyanovsk, Khanty-Mansiysk, Yaroslavl, Andijan, Gyumri , Kurgan-Tube, Navoi, Namangan and Shymkent.
The upcoming winter season should be unique in the history of Pulkovo Airport. In the year of the 80th anniversary of the air harbor of St. Petersburg airport plans to achieve two record highs. In the middle of November 2012 Pulkovo meet the 10 millionth passenger, and in December, the 11 millionth.
And so will Pulkovo after the construction of the new terminal, the first phase of construction which will be completed in a year.