KAL announces resumption of flights to Saint Petersburg
Korean Air Lines, nation’s largest flag carrier, said yesterday that it will resume flights to Saint Petersburg in Russia from April 23.
The airline, which is subsidiary of Hanjin Group, said that Incheon-Saint Petersburg flights will be operated three times in a week, using its A330-200 aircraft that has 218 seats. It will fly from Incheon International Airport on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. KAL explained that since its winter flight schedule has ended, it is putting Saint Petersburg flights back on business. The airline didn’t fly to the Russian city in winter seasons, citing low demand. KAL is the first Asian airlines to fly for Saint Petersburg since launching a flight in 2004.