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airBaltic to fly direct from Riga to Tromso

21st April 2009 Print
On March 31, the Latvian airline airBaltic began direct flights from Riga to the Norwegian town of Tromso. airBaltic will fly from Riga to Tromso four times a week – Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Passengers will fly on a Boeing 737-500 airplane, and the flight will take 2 hours and 40 minutes.

One-way ticket prices start at LVL 49, including airport fees and transaction costs. The flight schedule is available on the company’s website –

Tromso is a lovely Norwegian town that sits amidst mountains and fjords. It is beyond the Polar Circle, approximately 2,000 kilometers from the North Pole. The Arctic Cathedral is Tromso’s most vivid symbol. The town is surprising in terms of its wealth of cultural and social life.

Tromso has a university, a modern art museum, a polar museum, as well as the oldest cinema in Norway, that in the same works as cinematheque offering the best of the best from European filmmaking. Tromso offers fantastic landscapes, as well as natural phenomena such as the polar night, the midnight sun and northern lights.

Lovers of active recreation will enjoy dogsled rides, reindeer, snowmobiles, as well as fishing, hiking in the mountains, and cross-country skiing under the light of the full moon.