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RusLine expands route network from Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport

The carrier will launch scheduled service to three new foreign destinations, resume flights to six points, increasing the number of routes operated from Pulkovo airport to a total of 16.

In the summer season 2017, RusLine Airlines will significantly increase its network from St. Petersburg to several European and Russian cities.

“Pulkovo Airport is our longstanding partner and we have ambitious plans for 2017. In the summer season 2017, RusLine will operate up to 120 flights a week from St. Petersburg, 3 times more than in the beginning of the year. The number of destinations has also increased: to 5 international and 11 domestic routes,” noted Alexander Krutov, Commercial Director of RusLine.

Evgeniy Ilyin, Chief Commercial Officer of Pulkovo Airport’s managing company Northern Capital Gateway remarked: “RusLine is one of the fastest growing regional carriers and is a participant in Pulkovo Airport’s M2 transfer programme. Its extensive route network, which takes in 16 domestic and international destinations from Pulkovo, allows RusLine’s passengers to travel in comfort around Russia, and opens up for those living in various parts of the country the opportunity to fly to the cities of the Baltic States and Norway with a convenient connection in St. Petersburg.”

Among new international routes served by RusLine from Pulkovo are Tallinn (from 22 May, up to 13 weekly frequencies), Bergen (from 1 June, twice-weekly), Palanga (from 17 June, weekly). The airline resumes scheduled services from St. Petersburg to Vilnius (starting 29 May, up to 5 times a week), Nizhniy Novgorod (from  22 May, 6 weekly flights), Ulyanovsk (from 27 May, twice a week), Cheboksary (from 24 May, twice a week), Gelendzhik (from 3 June, thrice-weekly), and Kirov (from 24 may, twice a week). Additionally, the carrier will continue to perform flights to Oslo, Voronezh, Ivanovo, Kursk, Lipetsk, Penza, and Tambov.

All flights will be operated on the Bombardier CRJ100/200 aircraft accommodating up to 50 passengers.

RusLine has been operating scheduled flights out of St. Petersburg since 2010. The airline has three times won the accolade of being Pulkovo Airport’s most successfully expanding regional carrier at the annual LED Together award ceremony which recognizes the airport’s best airlines. Over a period of 4 months in 2017 at Pulkovo, RusLine serviced 15.300 passengers: 7% more than for the corresponding period the previous year.

Pulkovo St. Petersburg airport is the fourth airport in Russia in terms of passenger traffic. In the first 4 months of 2017, Pulkovo handled 4.05 million passengers, a 26% increase year-on-year. 

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