ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
Korean Air resumes Seoul (Incheon) ? Saint Petersburg Pulkovo services
On April 20, 2017, Korean Air, the largest airline of South Korea, will resume scheduled flights between Saint Petersburg (Russia) and Seoul. Throughout the summer season, the carrier will operate three to five weekly services between Incheon International Airport and Pulkovo International Airport.
Travelers can catch the direct ??930 flight between Russia’s second largest city and the capital of South Korea on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. The aircraft will depart from Pulkovo International Airport at 11:00 pm and arrive to Incheon International Airport at 1:40 pm (1:50 pm starting June 1) of the next day. Departure from Incheon for Pulkovo is scheduled to 5:55 pm (5:45 pm starting October 1), the arrival time to Pulkovo is 9:30 pm on the same day. The schedule is in local time. Starting June 13, there will be an additional flight on Fridays, and then the fifth service will be added on Saturdays starting June 20.
Flights will be performed on comfortable Airbus A330 aircraft with three classes of service, accompanying a total of up to 276 passengers. All seats are equipped with AVOD entertainment system offering passengers hundreds of hours of media content, films, music albums, games, etc.
Passengers of the first class enjoy the flight in individual cocoons providing the maximum privacy. The prestige class cabin is equipped with fully lie-flat chairs turning into comfortable beds; the step of chairs of economy class reaches 86 cm.
Korean Air is the only airline operating direct services from St. Petersburg to Seoul. In 2016, the direct traffic on the route grew by 8% YOY to 33,800 passengers.
The airline operates scheduled flights to 132 cities in 46 countries worldwide. With the renewal of the Korean Air services to Pulkovo, passengers flying from St. Petersburg can enjoy convenient connections at Incheon Airport to continue their travel to a wide range of cities in Southeast Asia and Oceania. While waiting for a transfer flight passengers of Korean Air can join one of the free tours into Seoul, take a free shower or rest in the comfortable waiting area of the Incheon Airport.
Korean Air is the largest carrier of South Korea, and a member of the SkyTeam alliance. The airline’s fleet includes 175 airplanes; number of staff exceeds 20,000 employees.
In 2017, Korean Air business class won the Russian Skyway Service Awards as best business class among the international airlines. In 2016, Korean Air was ranked the best airline for business travelers according to Russian Business Travel & MICE Award.
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