In the summer season Latvian national airline airBaltic will increase direct flights to the Riga-Lappeenranta, Riga-Vaasa and Vaasa-Umea routes, offering an improved transit connections for passengers travelling via North Hub Riga to and from destinations in Western Europe, CIS countries, and the Mediterranean Region.
Tero Taskila, Chief Commercial Officer of airBaltic: „New frequencies to Sweden and Finland have been requested by Latvian and Baltic businesses and private customers. These markets have seen significant increase in passenger numbers driven by our convenient schedule and every day low prices.“
Starting from March 27, airBaltic will double direct flights between Riga and Lappeenranta. airBaltic will offer 14 direct flights a week or twice a day on the route Riga-Lappeenranta. One-way ticket prices will start at EUR 39, including airport fees and transaction costs. A full schedule of flights is available on the company’s homepage – www.airbaltic.com.
Starting from June 2, airBaltic will increase the frequency to 7 flights a week between Riga and Vaasa and between Vaasa and Umea. One-way ticket prices will start at EUR 39, including airport fees and transaction costs. A full schedule of flights is available on the company’s homepage – www.airbaltic.com.
In Finland,airBalticoffers flights to /from 10 airports – Helsinki, Oulu, Lappeenranta, Turku, Tampere, Vaasa, Kuusamo, Kuopio, Rovaniemi and Kittila.
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.