Latvian national airline airBaltic has concluded a cooperation agreement with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, including code-sharing of flights between Riga and Amsterdam. KLM offers convenient onward connections from Amsterdam to destinations in both Europe and overseas, airBaltic from Riga to destinations in Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS.
Bertolt Flick, President and CEO of airBaltic: “We are very happy to have reached this agreement with KLM, one of Europe’s largest and most experienced carriers. Now we are able to offer our customers onward connections on KLM to over 150 destinations worldwide. KLM passengers, on their side, will find convenient connections on airBaltic to Riga and onward to destinations in Russia and CIS.”
The new agreement will enable airBaltic passengers to reach 72 intercontinental and 79 European destinations via Amsterdam Schiphol, to almost any spot on the globe.
The lowest ticket prices for these flights are available at www.airbaltic.com, as well as at the online travel agency www.airbaltictravel.com.
airBaltic serves 80 destinations from its home base at Riga, Latvia. From every one 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 34 aircraft – six Boeing 737-500, eight Boeing 737-300, two Boeing 757-200, ten Fokker 50 airplanes and eight 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.