Russian airlines dominate at St Petersburg, but arrival of seventh freedom air operations could bring important foreign international air connectivity

Saint Petersburg’s Pulkovo International airport has openly called for the imposition of a specific ‘Open Skies’ regime for flights to and from the facility, the…..

Saint Petersburg airport calls for an open skies regime of its own as it approaches the 20mppa barrier

Saint Petersburg’s Pulkovo International airport has called for the imposition of an Open Skies regime specifically for flights to and from the facility, the main…..

Finland’s Lappeenranta – the alternative gateway airport to Russia that never was

European budget carrier Ryanair has revealed it intends to expand operations from Lappeenranta Airport in southeast Finland over the winter 2019/2020 schedule with routes to/from…..

Is this a case of Russian Railette? New high speed rail line to be built between Moscow and St Petersburg, but what impact will it have on air routes?

Russia’s presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said president Vladimir Putin has approved the commencement of planning work for a Moscow – St Petersburg high speed…..

Russian airport privatisations – three companies dominate but there is little foreign investment, in or out

Russia is characterised by a concentration of air traffic in and around Moscow’s four airports, around half of the total for the country, and smaller…..

Airport Insight: St Petersburg Pulkovo International Airport

Each day this year, The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Qatar Airways regional woes bring enhanced direct Doha connectivity for five European cities

As the ongoing Qatar Blockade now enters its fourth month, Qatar Airways has revealed plans to deploy additional single-aisle capacity into the European market from…..