Rus News Journal

Pilots have estimated east generosity

Today South Korean airline Korean Air opens the first regular flight from Petersburg in Jugo - East Asia. The Petersburg air carrier Pulkovo in turn, signs with Korean Air a code - sheringovoe the agreement on joint operation of an air-line. And airline Siberia past Saturday Niigata (Japan) - Irkutsk - Petersburg has already opened flight. Actions of pilots have pleased players of the tourist market. In their opinion, the Asian tourists much richer than the European. Petersburg possesses one of the widest networks of air communication among the Russian cities. However from Northern capital till now there are no direct flights on a number of perspective directions from the tourist point of view. For example, from Petersburg it is impossible without stykovochnyh to depart flights to the North America. The Korean airline Korean Air has decided to punch the first a window from Petersburg to Asia: The carrier will fly between Seoul and Petersburg three times a week. It is supposed that Koreans will put on line Airbus - 330 which on the average contains 270 passengers. Earlier the company carried out similar flights only within the limits of charter programs.
Pulkovo in turn, has signed with Korean Air a code - sheringovoe the agreement on joint operation of an air-line: the Petersburg carrier has received a part of places on each flight tickets on which he can sell through the cash desks. Actually it opens for Pulkovo market Jugo - East Asia: through stykovochnye flights from Seoul it is possible to reach practically any big city located in this part of the world.
competitors on internal and international lines do not lag behind from Pulkovo . Past Saturday airline Siberia Niigata - Irkutsk - Petersburg has started flight by the message. According to the general representative of the company in Valery Kaukina`s Central region, tickets have aboard the plane bought already one and a half thousand Japanese tourists. In Siberia explain the interest to a direction features of Japanese holiday-makers: they prefer long trips, to which time spend considerable means for souvenirs and gifts.
meanwhile from Asia in Petersburg while it is not enough visitors, these countries were included never even into ten the countries which representatives visit Petersburg more often. And till now one of the main reasons of it experts named just absence of the direct aviation message. at cost of services Petersburg became more expensive to tourists of some the European countries, for example than Germany, - the general director of company Fremad Russia Ljubov Ropotova speaks. - Europeans can start to refuse our rounds. For this reason the growing stream from the East is very interesting to us . Press - the secretary of airline transaero Sergey Byhal in turn notices that the economy jugo - east countries develops rough rates that affects increase in a stream not only tourists, but also businessmen.
IVAN STUPACHENKO