On 16 July, China Southern Airlines launched a new four times weekly service connecting Lanzhou and Urumqi with St Petersburg in Russia. Flights will operate four times weekly using the SkyTeam member’s 757-200s.
Crew members of the inaugural flight are presented with flowers as they get ready to depart from Lanzhou. One of the SkyTeam member’s 757-200s that are scheduled to operate the route gets ready for its first departure to St Petersburg.
- China Southern Airlines launched its latest route on 16 July, a service that connects Lanzhou (LHW) with St Petersburg (LED), via an intermediate stop in Urumqi (URC). Flights on the 5,737-kilometre sector connecting the three cities will operate four times weekly using the SkyTeam member’s 757-200s, with neither services from Lanzhou and Urumqi facing direct competition on the route to Russia’s second city according to OAG Schedules Analyser. See how St Petersburg Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.