Direct flight connects Vilnius and Saint Petersburg
Vilnius Airport representatives inform that Ak Bars Aero airline launched direct flights on 26 March from Vilnius to Saint Petersburg. The flights will be operated twice a week by a new Canadian jet aircraft CRJ200LR which can accommodate 50 passengers to the second largest city in Russia.
VIA Managing Director Tomas Vaišvila explained „From now on, people will have an opportunity to reach Saint Petersburg by air in approximately 1 hour and 20 min for LTL 520 round-trip”.
The aircraft will take off from Saint Petersburg on Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30 (local time) and land in Vilnius at 10:50. After taking off from Vilnius at 11:20, it will reach Saint Petersburg Airport at 12:40.
Saint Petersburg is already the 38th airport to be reached by regular direct flights from Vilnius in summer 2012.