Direct flight from St.Petersburg to the Philippines.
In November, 2011 air company Emirates starts a new regular flight: direct flight from St.Petersburg to the Philippines. This will help make travelling to the Philippines more accessible and convenient for citizens of St.Petersburg.
The new flight is dedicated to 35th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Russia and the Philippines. Ministry on Foreign Affairs of Russia underlines that they consider the Philippines an important partner in the South-Asia region. The most recent projects are planned cooperation in the field of culture: the two countries plan to hold days of Russian culture on the Philippines in 2011, and days of Philippines culture in Russia in 2012.