Emirates has stated that services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will resume on September 11 and to St. Petersburg on October 8, 2021.
The reinstatement of these routes builds on Emirates’ expanding global presence, continuous relaxation of entry restrictions, and demand recovery across the airline’s network.
Flights between Dubai and St. Petersburg will begin operating four times per week on October 8, with daily flights beginning on October 21. All flights will be operated in a three-class format on the Boeing 777-300ER. Emirates flights EK 173 and 174 will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, while EK 175 and 176 will be available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
EK 173 left Dubai at 09:10 a.m. and arrives at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport at 14:15 a.m. EK 174 departs St. Petersburg at 1645hrs and returns to Dubai at 2345hrs local time.
EK 175 departs Dubai at 1545hrs and arrives in St Petersburg at 2050hrs, while EK 176 departs Pulkovo Airport at 2315hrs and arrives in Dubai at 0615hrs the next day.
Emirates will begin operating 24 weekly flights to Saudi Arabia on September 11, including daily flights to Riyadh, daily A380 flights to Jeddah, daily flights to Dammam, and three weekly flights to Medina.
Flights to Riyadh will be doubled daily beginning September 16, and plans are in the works to expand frequencies at the other gateways by the end of September.