Emirates to Launch St. Petersburg from Winter 2011

 Emirates Airline will be launching daily flights to St. Petersburg from November 2011, making the former ‘Leningrad’ its second Russian destination.

 
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 The airline will be initially flying Airbus A330-200 ( 3 class ) aircraft once a week and Airbus A340-300 ( 3 class ) six times a week initially. The operating equipment switches to Airbus A340-500 ( 3 class with Private Suites ) from 2nd Jan 2012.


Schedule:
EK137 DXB LED 1035 1615 343 x1, 332 1 6h40m
EK138 LED DXB 1745 0035+1 343 x1, 332 1 5h50m


 The competition for this route comes from Rossiya irlines thrice weekly A320 service between LED and DXB.


 Emirates already serves the Russian capital Moscow twice daily.

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