Latvian airline airBaltic announces that during the busier summer months it will increase the frequency on Riga–Reykjavik route offering three weekly flights. The seasonal direct service between Riga, Latvia and Reykjavik, Iceland will restart on May 25, 2019.
Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: "As we enter our third summer season of performing direct flights to Reykjavik, we can report strong demand from the passengers. Thanks to the additional frequency and the larger capacity of state-of-the-art Airbus A220-300, we will offer 29% more seats on sale this summer."
Passengers travelling between Riga and Reykjavik will board an Airbus A220-300 aircraft for a flight that will last 3 hours and 55 minutes. A complete schedule of airBaltic flights and tickets are available on the company's homepage at www.airbaltic.com.
airBaltic serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. In summer 2019, airBaltic has launched new destinations from Riga to Dublin, Stuttgart and Lviv, and in May will launch flights to Kos and Menorca.
airBaltic in brief:
airBaltic (AIR BALTIC CORPORATION) is the most punctual airline in Europe connecting the Baltic region with over 70 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. airBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds 80.05% of the stock, while Lars Thuesen holds around 20% through his fully-owned Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA. The airBaltic fleet consists of 36 aircraft – 16 Airbus A220-300s, 8 Boeing 737s and 12 Bombardier Q400Next Gen aircraft. airBaltic has received numerous international awards for excellence and innovative services. In 2017, the airline received the CAPA Regional Airline of the Year award, while in 2018 and in 2019 airBaltic received the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the Market Leader of the Year. airBaltic achieved the best on-time performance globally in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.