On October 31, the Latvian national airline airBaltic will start flights to Milan Linate airport in Italy.
Tero Taskila, airBaltic Chief Commercial Officer: “The Milan Linate airport is just 8 km away from the city centre, and this is a huge improvement for airBaltic‘s passengers who travel for business or leisure. Moreover, Linate offers twice as many connection flights for airBaltic passengers to/from other domestic airports in Italy, compared to Malpensa.”
airBaltic will operate daily flights between Riga and Milan Linate. Passengers will board a Boeing 737 aircraft for a flight that will last for 2 hours and 50 minutes. One-way ticket prices will start at EUR 55, including airport fees and transaction costs. A full schedule of flights is available on the company’s homepage – www.airbaltic.com.
Until October 30, airBaltic will operate flights to Milan Malpensa airport. By switching to Milan Linate airport, airBaltic can offer twice as many connections and destinations in Italy. In cooperation with its code-share partner alitalia, airBaltic will offer connected flights to/from Alghero, Brindisi, Bari, Cagliari, Crotone, Fontanarossa, Naples, Palermo, Pescara, Reggio di Calabria.
airBaltic serves more than 80 destinations from its home base at North Hub Riga, Latvia. From each of these, airBaltic offers convenient connections via North Hub Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.
AIR BALTIC CORPORATION (airBaltic) is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. The primary shareholders are the Latvian state, with 52.6% of stock, and SIA Baltijas aviācijas sistēmas, with 47.2% of stock. The airBaltic fleet consists of 33 aircraft – ten Boeing 737-500, eight Boeing 737-300, two Boeing 757-200, ten Fokker 50 airplanes and three Bombardier Q400Next Gen. airBaltic offers nonstop flights from three Baltic capital cities – Riga, Vilnius, and Tallinn. airBaltic received the title of Airline of the Year 2009/2010 (Gold Award) from the European Regions Airline Association. airBaltic is the winner of Air Transport World Phoenix Award 2010 – a global recognition of excellence in restructuring business. In summer 2010, airBaltic was chosen for anna.aero ANNIES Award as Europe's largest flag carrier by new routes. airBaltic won a special Pacesetter Award 2010 from the Jury of the Budgies World Low Cost Airline Awards, recognising achievements of airBaltic as a hybrid airline.