St Petersburg-Beijing air-route launched
April 2, 2013, 8:19 am
Air traffic between the two countries has risen in recent years [Xinhua]
Russian airline Rossiya and Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines have signed a code-sharing agreement on flights between Beijing and the Russian city of St Petersburg, Russian News Agency ITAR-TASS reported Monday.
The move increases travel options to China from Russia’s second-largest city, following a steady rise in air traffic between the two countries in recent years.
Three weekly flights between Beijing and St Petersburg are currently scheduled under the new agreement.