Vera Brezhnev opened the air communication between Saint-Petersburg and Qatar


Вера Брежнева открыла авиасообщение между Санкт-Петербургом и Катаром
The singer became the star of a gala dinner

Вера Брежнева открыла авиасообщение между Санкт-Петербургом и Катаром

In honor of the arrival on December 19 in Saint Petersburg from Doha, the first regular
flight Qatar Airways, the airline gave in the building of the Russian ethnographic
Museum gala dinner, which was attended by the most prominent representatives of
the city on the Neva, and leading politicians and celebrities.

A gala dinner was given on behalf of the Executive Director of the group Qatar Airways
His Excellency Akbar al Baker, who welcomed
high-ranking delegates, including the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg
Igor Albin, the Russian Ambassador to Qatar His Excellency Nurmahmad Kholova,
Ambassador of Qatar in the Russian Federation, His Excellency Fahad bin Mohammed
Al-Attia, the Chairman of the Committee on transport of St.-Petersburg Golovin
Mr. Shokhin and the Chairman of the Committee on tourism development
St.-Petersburg Andrey Muscaria.

His Excellency Akbar al Baker said: “I am delighted to celebrate today
together with you the opening of direct flights between Qatar and St. Petersburg,
which will connect residents of this wonderful city not only Doha, but also with
more than 150 destinations in our global route network. We
happy to expand presence on the Russian market. In 2003 we started
work in Russia, with one daily flight to Moscow, and today our aviokompanija
fly to the Russian capital three times a day.

We will be happy to welcome you on the hospitable land of Qatar new guests
from Russia with pleasure will provide them the opportunity to get acquainted with
any of a variety of destinations that make up our global routing
network. We are also pleased that today can offer its passengers
the opportunity to visit St. Petersburg, officially recognized at the ceremony of World
2017 Travel Awards as best tourist destination in Europe. We have no doubt
the fact that the Northern capital of Russia will enjoy great popularity in
especially travelers from Asia.”

The organizers prepared for the guests of the evening, among which were
actor Mikhail Boyarsky, Vika Gazinskaya, Alena Vodonaeva, Polina Filonenko,
Pauline Sidikhin, Alex Kuznetsov, and many others, impressive entertainment
program. In the role of leading the event were Alexander Malich and Daria
Alexandrov, and the culmination of the concert was magical
one of the most popular Russian performers — brilliant
Vera Brezhneva.

The importance of launching
the new direction emphasized the fact that the first flight between Doha and
St. Petersburg was carried out on Board the plane the Boeing B787 Dreamliner,
which is unmatched in terms of comfort.

In the future
the route will serve the Airbus A320 with 12 seats in business class and
120 seats in the economy class. Passengers will also be able to appreciate
on-Board entertainment system Oryx One that offers many
a variety of options and exciting content.

Qatar Airways
this year has won a number of prestigious awards, including honorary
the title of “Best airline of the year”, which she (for the fourth time in his
history) was awarded at the next awards ceremony of the Skytrax World
Airline Awards at the Paris air show. In addition, at the ceremony
the national carrier of the state of Qatar has been recognized as “Best airline
The Middle East”. Qatar Airways also was the winner in the categories
“The world’s best business class and Best airport Lounges for first class passengers”.