Aeroflot subsidiary and Russia’s only low-cost carrier Pobeda – will start a twice-weekly service from Cologne Bonn Airport to St. Petersburg tomorrow.
The carrier is the German’s airport’s only regular operator to Russia and utilise a Boeing 737-800 on the service. It becomes the 18th route in its network.
Cologne Bonn Airport managing director, Athanasios Titonis said: “We are very pleased that Pobeda is expanding its involvement at our airport. The new connection is not only attractive for those who want to stay in the exciting city of St. Petersburg, but also for those who are travelling in Russia.”
Podeba operates a daily route from Cologne Bonn to Moscow Vnukovo, the LCC’s new link will result in the airport offering close to 300 flights to Russia this summer.
Podeba general director, Andrey Kalmykov said: “We are very pleased that our partnership with Cologne Bonn Airport has turned out to be so successful, and now we have connected this beautiful city with St. Petersburg! I am sure that the new St. Petersburg-Cologne flights will enjoy the same high demand as the flights from Moscow,”
Cologne Bonn Airport’s route development in 2018 also includes a range of service by Condor, Eurowings, SunExpress and a 33 times a week easyJet service to Berlin Tegel, starting 1 June 2018.