Qatar Airways will operate new flights between Doha and St. Petersburg from December 19, 2017. The new route will be served by a narrow-body aircraft, an A320, with 120 seats in economy and 12 flatbed seats in business
Qatar Airways first started flying to Russia in 2004, and has three daily flights between Doha and Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport (DME).
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “St. Petersburg is a very welcome addition to the Qatar Airways route map, and clearly shows the importance of the Russian market to us. There is enormous potential for extending our reach in Russia, thanks to its huge population and economic significance. It also offers a truly unique experience for visitors, especially to St. Petersburg, with its incredible Imperial history as the former Russian capital.
“This new route demonstrates our determination to continue expanding with scores of exciting new destinations to attract passengers from all over the world, and welcome them on board to enjoy the unrivalled five-star customer experience from Qatar Airways.”
The new daily service to St. Petersburg will operate the following schedule:
Doha (DOH) to St. Petersburg (LED) QR279 departs 07:30 arrives 13:50 (Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat)
St. Petersburg (LED) to Doha (DOH) QR280 departs 17:25 arrives 23:30 (Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat)
Doha (DOH) to St. Petersburg (LED) QR281 departs 15:55 arrives 22:10 (Wed, Fri, Sun)
St. Petersburg (LED) to Doha (DOH) QR282 departs 23:15 arrives 05:20 (+1) (Wed, Fri, Sun)