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Russia's Rusline opens flights between Lithuania's Palanga and St.Petersburg

BC, Vilnius, 16.06.2017.Print version
Russia's airline Rusline will Saturday start flying passengers between the Lithuanian seaside resort of Palanga and St.Petersburg, reports LETA/BNS.

In May, the company opened a route between St.Petersburg and Vilnius.

According to data provided by the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry, increased interest in travels to Lithuania has lately been reported in the Russian second-largest city. Lithuania's consulate in St.Petersburg issued 2,909 visas in May alone, as compared with 1,664 visas in May of 2016.

Six new air routes have been opened from Lithuania this year. Ireland's low-cost airline Ryanair started flying from Palanga to Glasgow and from Kaunas to Naples, Latvia's airBaltic – from Vilnius to Munich and Paris, while Hungary's Wizz Air – from Vilnius to Gothenburg.

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