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Friday, April 15, 2011

Korean Air Resumes Service to St. Petersburg


SEOUL, Korea (April 7, 2011) Enjoy St. Petersburg, the second largest city of Russia and the city of a white night, with Korean Air!

Korean Air will resume services to St. Petersburg as from April 26, one of the most popular destinations during the summer season in the northern hemisphere. The Incheon -St. Petersburg flights will operate three times a week- Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday - utilizing an Airbus 330 aircraft seating 226 passengers. KE929 departs Seoul/Incheon at 17:45pm and arrives in St. Petersburg at 22:20pm the same day. The return flight KE930 departs St. Petersburg at 23:50pm for an overnight flight that arrives at Seoul/Incheon at 13:30pm the next day.

Passenger numbers to St. Petersburg are expected to increase in earnest from June and they will all be able to appreciate Korean Airs state-of-the-art AVOD (Audio Video On Demand) System which will be equipped in all three classes by then.

A major transport hub, St. Petersburg is referred to as the Northern Capital of Russia and is known as the city of culture and art. The White Nights Festival is an annual international cultural event and the city is also home to the famous Hermitage Museum, one of the largest museums in the world. Korean Air, known for its support of arts and culture, has been sponsoring the multimedia guide service at the museum since 2009.

By resuming the Incheon -St. Petersburg route during the summer season, Korean Air expects to provide more options and greater flexibility for passengers travelling to Russia and Northern Europe.



Flight Schedules

Flight Number
Days of Operation
Route
Departure
Arrival
KE929
Tue. Thu. Sat.
Incheon (ICN) ~ St. Petersburg (LED)
17:45
22:20
KE930
St. Petersburg (LED) ~ Incheon (ICN)
23:50
13:30+1
 Schedules may change upon flight status

About Korean Air:
Korean Air, with a fleet of 133 aircraft, is one of the world's top 20 airlines, and operates almost 400 passenger flights per day to 112 cities in 39 countries. It is a founding member of the Sky Team alliance, together with its 13 members, which offers its 395 million annual passengers a worldwide system of more than 13,000 daily flights covering 898 destinations in 169 countries.

In 2010, Business Traveler named Korean Air the best Asian airline for the fourth consecutive year and best transpacific business class for the fifth straight year, while Global Traveler awarded the airline with best business class seat design and best airport staff/gate agent. The carrier won the 2010 global travel catering distinction award by Pax International magazine while World Traveler magazine rated it as having the worlds best inflight service.  Travel & Leisure magazine readers say it is one of the worlds top 10 international airlines and readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine voted Korean Air one of the worlds top ten global airlines.

More on Korean Air's programs, routes, frequency and partners is available at www.koreanair.com

7 comments:

  1. I have never been to Russia! But one day...

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  2. @Sugeng thank for the comments....will visit yours later
    @Sailor I wish I can fly to Russia now....:-)

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  3. A very good idea for a blog, Tina. Thanks for the comment in my blog.
    Will try to go thru the journeys you took. I am unlucky about that but one day I will travel too. :)

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  4. Dear Sana
    Thanks much for the compliments...appreciate a lot.Wish you one day will fly there...:-)

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    I am now following you too!

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  6. Hey Red my pleasure keep in touch ya...have a good weekend ya.

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