Qatar Airways commenced its daily flights to St. Petersburg on 19 December for the first time, marking its second destination in Russia. Qatar Airways flight QR279 departed from Hamad International Airport (HIA) on 19th December at 7:30 in the morning and arrived at Pulkovo Airport at 13:50. Qatar Airways deployed its state-of-the-art Boeing B787 Dreamliner on the St. Petersburg-Doha route.
On the successful launch of St. Petersburg flights, H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker said: “I am delighted to touch down today on board our first commercial flight to St. Petersburg. Following the great success of our Moscow route, we are extremely happy to extend our reach into Russia. By launching this new route, we are committing to further supporting the Russian market, and providing inbound and outbound passengers a seamless journey through the skies.”
Qatar Airways’ Doha –St. Petersburg Flight Schedule:
|Flight No.||Dep. Destination||Dep. Time||Arr. Destination||Arr. Time||Days of operation|
|QR279||Doha (DOH)||07:30||St. Petersburg (LED)||13:50||Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday|
|QR280||St. Petersburg (LED)||17:25||Doha (DOH)||23:30||Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday|
|QR281||Doha (DOH)||15:55||St. Petersburg (LED)||22:10||Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday|
|QR282||St. Petersburg (LED)||23:15||Doha (DOH)||05:20+1||Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday|
St. Petersburg is a culturally rich city in Russia. The latest daily direct flights to St. Petersburg will enhance the tourism in Russia as well as in Qatar. Passengers will be able to enjoy seamless flight journey with Qatar Airways’ state-of-the-art facilities. In future, the St. Petersburg service will be operated with an Airbus A320 aircraft, featuring 12 business class seats, and 120 economy class seats. Passengers on Qatar Airways flights will be able to access a range of entertainment options on its award-winning entertainment system.
About Qatar Airways:
Qatar Airways – the national airline of the State of Qatar, has its headquarters in Doha. The airline operates flights from its main hub at Hamad International Airport & links over 150 international destinations across Africa, Europe, Far East, Central Asia, South Asia, North America, South America, Middle East, and Oceania. The airline operates from its base at Hamad International Airport & has a fleet of more than 160 aircraft of Boeing and Airbus only.