St. Petersburg airport earns ‘Welcome Chinese’ certification
St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport has received a Welcome Chinese Certification of the Chinese Academy of Tourism, testifying to the high quality of services provided to Chinese tourists. The airport press service said on Thursday that, due to a sharp increase in flights between destinations in China and St. Petersburg, Pulkovo Airport has actively improved the infrastructure and services to meet the need of Chinese passengers.
increase in direct passenger flights from Pulkovo Airport to various destinations in China this year
Flights information, airport announcements, terminal maps and airport website and restaurants’ menus are using Chinese, and airport outlets accept UnionPay cards.
Evgeny Ilyin, Chief Commercial Officer of NCG Company (the main operator of Pulkovo) says that direct passenger flights between Pulkovo and various destinations in China have increased by 85 percent to 166,000 people during the first 11 months of 2016.
Pulkovo Airport offers direct flights between St. Petersburg and Beijing, Urumqi, and Shanghai.