Yamal Airlines started its sixth route from St. Petersburg on 18 July, linking Russia’s second city and Ufa with a thrice-weekly CRJ 200 service.
- Yamal Airlines, the Russian regional airline, began its sixth route to St. Petersburg (LED) this week, with a thrice-weekly service from Ufa (UFA). Started on 18 July, the 50-seat CRJ 200-operated flights join the airline’s existing services from the airport to Ekaterinburg, Tivat, Moscow Domodedovo, Tyumen and Simferopol. Aeroflot’s double-daily services provide the competition on the 1,637-kilometre sector. According to OAG schedules data for the week commencing 19 July, Yamal is the seventh largest operator at St. Petersburg in terms of weekly seats.