China Eastern Airlines Opened Xi’an-St. Petersburg Direct Flight
Published:2018-05-03
 

On May 2, Northwest Branch of China Eastern Airlines opened the direct flight of Xi’an to St. Petersburg, which is the first of such routes connecting the two places by China Eastern Airlines and in Northwest China.

The serial number for this flight is MU257/258. The outgoing flight MU257 takes off at Xi’an every Wednesday, Friday at 13:45 Beijing Time and arrives in St. Petersburg of Russia at 18:05 local time. The flight is executed by airplane Airbus A33H, which offers business class featuring herring-bone seating that make each passenger accessible to aisle for better convenience and privacy. Tickets for the flight can be made available through the official website of China Eastern Airlines or the free air service onboard the plane.

In recent years, China has become the largest tourist source country for Russia, and one of the favorite tourist destinations of Russian people. To meet the growing needs of both countries in transportation service, China Eastern Airlines opened Xi’an-Moscow flight in 2014 and the Xi’an-St. Petersburg launched on May 2 this year offers more option for the public to visit Russia.

[Source:Xi’an Evening News]