After receiving a decision by the Latvian government and the official recommendation from the Civil Aviation Authority of Latvia, Latvian airline airBaltic announces that it has suspended all flights from Riga to Minsk from May 27, 2021, until further notice.
The safety and health of our passengers and employees is the main priority for airBaltic. This suspension affects a total of 126 flights between Riga and Minsk until late October. This summer season airBaltic had planned to offer up to three weekly flights between the cities.
Already since May 23, as a precaution airBaltic avoids entering airspace of Belarus. Now, in line with the official recommendation, airBaltic will avoid Belarusian airspace until late October. More than 1 500 airBaltic flights will be affected.
All affected passengers will be contacted by sending them an e-mail. If the flight has been cancelled, airBaltic offers passengers to change the tickets to an alternative date or alternative route. In addition, if the flight is cancelled, passenger may choose also either to request refund in the form of a gift voucher or bank transfer.