Qatar Launches Doha to St. Peterburg Route

The Doha-based airline now offers its pre-select dining service to more passengers while Air New Zealand says its newly renovated plane is ready for take off.

Air New Zealand Showcases Newly Refurbed Dreamliner

Kiwi airline Air New Zealand has announced that its newly upgraded Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is ready for take off. The new planes will have 27 business premier seats (which marks an additional of eight) and 33 premium economy seats (which used to be 21). The aircraft will service the Auckland-Houston route starting December this year.

Air New Zealand has also divulged that it has already started offering inflight Wi-Fi service on its Boeing 777-300 planes.

Qatar Flies to St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Peterburg, Russia. All photos courtesy of Qatar.

Doha-based airline Qatar Airways has announced that it will fly daily to St. Peterburg starting December 19 this year. The route will be serviced by an Airbus A320, which has 12 flatbed business class seats and 120 economy seats.

The airline also says that its pre-select dining service would become available in more flights starting this month. Passengers of flights going to Africa and Asia can take advantage of the service, aside from those traveling to the Americas, Europe, and Australasia.

Enjoy Qatar’s pre-select dining service

Qatar’s service makes it possible for passengers to choose the main course to their meals for as early as 14 days or as late as 24 hours before departure. Meal booking can be done via Qatar’s official website.

Below is the confirmed schedule of flights to St. Peterburg:

Doha to St. Petersburg: QR279 departs 07:30 arrives 13:50 (Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat)

St. Petersburg to Doha: QR280 departs 17:25 arrives 23:30 (Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat)

Doha to St. Petersburg: QR281 departs 15:55 arrives 22:10 (Wed, Fri, Sun)

St. Petersburg to Doha: QR282 departs 23:15 arrives 05:20 (+1) (Wed, Fri, Sun)



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