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Emirates Resumes Flights to St. Petersburg

The Northern Capital Gateway company, which operates Pulkovo Airport, announces the resumption of regular flights of Emirates airline between St. Petersburg and Dubai.

Today, October 8, 2021, Pulkovo Airport served the first resumed direct regular flight between St. Petersburg and Dubai.

Until October 21, 2021, flights are scheduled four times a week on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, then every day. The route will be operated by Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

Vadim Besperstov, Director of Emirates Airlines in Russia and the CIS :

– We are pleased to welcome our long-awaited flight to St. Petersburg, as it expands the range of destinations for Russian tourists and business travelers, connecting them with Dubai and more than 120 more destinations of the Emirates global route network. Our hub Dubai is highly popular among Russians who do not need to obtain a visa for a stay of up to 90 days within six months. We expect strong demand for these flights among our customers due to the approaching winter season and the gradual opening of international borders for travel. Pulkovo Airport has long been a valuable partner of Emirates, and we look forward to seeing passengers on board our airliners again.

Leonid Sergeev, General Director of Northern Capital Gateway LLC :

– Pulkovo Airport is ready to service the resumed flights of Emirates, one of the leaders in the global aviation business. Our passengers will be able to appreciate the highest level of service offered by the carrier. The extensive route network of the airline will stimulate the development of the tourist market of St. Petersburg, linking Pulkovo with the largest hub in the world.

Tickets can be booked on the website of Pulkovo Airport in the section “Booking air tickets”, as well as on the carrier’s website.

Before the flight, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the epidemiological rules for crossing the state borders of the countries of departure and arrival.

In 2019, Emirates carried over 165 thousand passengers between St. Petersburg and Dubai.

Iuliia Tore