At the end of May 2013 passenger traffic of the airport "Pulkovo" amounted to 1,173,910 people, which is 21.5% more than in May 2012, the press service of the airport "Pulkovo".
Passenger traffic on international flights for May 2013 was 680,909 people, which is 26.1% more than the number of passengers carried in the same period of 2012. Passenger traffic on domestic routes totaled 493,001 people, which is 15.7% more than in May 2012. The number of take-off and landing operations in May 2013 increased by 9.9% to 12,059 units. The volume of handled the maximum takeoff weight was 431,606 tons, an increase over the same period of 2012 reached 18.4%.
After five months of 2013 passenger traffic of the airport "Pulkovo" amounted to 4,202,068 people, which is 14.6% more than the same period in 2012. Passenger traffic on international routes for five months in 2013 was 2,256,718 people, which is 19.8% more than the number of passengers carried during the first five months of 2012. Passenger traffic on domestic routes totaled 1,945,350 people, which is 9.1% more than the same period in 2012. The number of take-off and landing operations in the five months of 2013 increased by 5.3% to 48,242 units. The volume of handled a maximum take-off weight was 1,648,109 tons, an increase over the same period in 2012 reached 10%.
"In May 2013 one of the leading Greek airline Aegean Airlines started operating flights to Kalamata airport and the Italian carrier Air One flights has opened in the city of Pisa.’s Leading position in the number of passengers from the" Pulkovo "airport is the base carrier airline" Russia ": In May 2013, the airline carried 391,000 passengers the airport. most popular Russian areas of May were: Moscow, Kaliningrad, Murmansk, Arkhangelsk and Sochi. most popular international destinations by the end of May are: Istanbul, Larnaca, Hurghada, Frankfurt am Main and Paris " — noted the airport.
In addition, the results of May 2013 the largest Russian carriers the airport "Pulkovo" are airline "Russia", "Transaero", "Aeroflot", "UTair" and the airline S7 Airlines. Totally on international and domestic flights, they moved in five months 2.6 million passengers. The largest foreign air carriers are airline Lufthansa, Uzbekistan Airways, Emirates, Air France, Air Berlin and SAS. The total number of passengers carried by these airlines in 2013 exceeded 455,000 people.
"At international charter flights in May was served more than 129,000 passengers. Thus the greatest popularity flights to the resorts of Egypt (Hurghada, Sharm el-Sheikh), Istanbul, Larnaca and about. Rhodes. By the end of May 2013, the most dynamic airlines, in terms of increasing the frequency of flights from St. Petersburg, the airline became the "Russia", which increased frequency in May by 22 flight, compared with May of last year, "Aeroflot" — to increase the frequency to 16 flights and airline Aegian Airlines — an increase of 10 flights ", — explained in the airport.