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New route to Saint Petersburg from Stockholm Arlanda Airport

2018-04-05, kl. 14:09

In time for summer's FIFA World Cup held in Saint Petersburg, S7 Airlines announces a new route from Stockholm Arlanda Airport starting 10 June. Direct flights will be carried out on Wednesdays and Sundays, until end of September 2018.

St Petersburg

Starting from summer 2018, S7 Airlines will premiere its services from Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The new route is directed to Saint Petersburg, Russia's second-largest city situated at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. The flight is welcomed by sport enthusiasts as well as tourists with ambitions of a long weekend in Europe.

"We welcome S7 Airlines to Stockholm Arlanda Airport. It is gratifying that we continue to offer smoother trips to and from Sweden. With the airline's local network, we are soon to welcome new incoming tourists who want to explore what our city has to offer during the summer months," said Elizabeth Axtelius, Aviation Business Director at Swedavia.

The new direct route from Stockholm Arlanda Airport will in service on Wednesdays and Sundays from 10th of June. Flights will depart from Stockholm at 09:05 and arrive in Saint Petersburg at 11:45 local time. Return flights will depart at 07:50 and arrive at Stockholm Airport at 08:25. Flights to Saint Petersburg will be carried out on Embraer 170 aircrafts designed to carry 78 passengers.

"I am sure that trips to Stockholm will be in great demand among travelers from Saint Petersburg. It is a great option for those who like to get away for a long weekend in Europe. Passengers from Stockholm will enjoy an opportunity to fly directly to Saint Petersburg, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Russia. Tourists from Europe tend to visit Russia's both capitals – Moscow and Saint Petersburg – within one trip, which can be conveniently organized with S7 Airlines' flights schedule," said Igor Veretennikov, S7 Group Chief commercial officer.

S7 Airlines is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance. The airline with its internal route network, created on the basis of air transport hubs in Moscow and Novosibirsk.