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airBaltic launches new routes for summer

The Latvian airline airBaltic has announced three new destinations for the summer season in 2009 – Geneva (Switzerland), Turku (Finland), and Kaunas (Lithuania).

airBaltic to launch direct flights from Riga to Linkoping

The Latvian airline airBaltic is now operating direct flights between Riga and the Swedish city of Linkoping, offering convenient connections via the Latvian capital to/from Western Europe, CIS countries and the Mediterranean region.

airBaltic to launch taxi service in Riga

The Latvian national airline airBaltic is establishing a taxi service after trying on several occasions to focus the attention of municipal officials on unresolved problems in the taxi business in the Latvian capital city of Riga.

airBaltic improves website offering

Latvian national airline airBaltic has improved its website,, to offer more extensive opportunities to reserve flights and enjoy other services.

airBaltic to fly direct from Riga to Tromso

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.

Riga to host international aviation conference

"Going to North Hub Riga" is the title of an upcoming international aviation conference which will focus on air traffic in the Baltic region, including the development of Riga as an important air traffic centre. The conference will be held on April 29 and is being organised by airBaltic.

airBaltic increases flights on Lithuania-Latvia route

The Latvian airline airBaltic plans to add direct flights to the Palanga-Riga route by introducing additional frequencies on Mondays and Fridays, and fly bigger aircraft on the Vilnius-Riga route, to offer an improved transit product for passengers travelling via Riga to and from Western Europe, CIS countries, Scandinavia, and Mediterranean region.

airBaltic to refund tickets for unemployed passengers

The Latvian national airline airBaltic has announced that it will refund the full cost of economy class tickets to passengers who have lost their jobs between the purchase of the ticket and the date of the planned flight.

airBaltic to launch direct flights to Dushanbe

On June 1st of this year, the Latvian airline airBaltic will launch direct flights from Riga to the capital city of Tajikistan, Dushanbe. airBaltic is the only EU airline to fly to Dushanbe.

airBaltic transit passengers increase in Riga

The number of airBaltic passengers travelling from Vilnius and Tallinn to Riga and the on to final destinations in Europe and Asia has increased several times over during the early part of this year.

airBaltic announces improved connections for summer

The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch its summer season on March 29, 2009, offering new Scandinavian and Baltic destinations. The number of flights on more than 20 popular routes will be increased substantially and flight connections improved to cater for the transit passenger.

airBaltic purchases SAS airline shares

The management of Latvia’s national airline, airBaltic, concluded a transaction on January 29, in the course of which it purchased the 47.2% of shares in the airline that were owned by SAS AB. The sum paid for the shares was LVL 14 million.

airBaltic passenger numbers up on previous year

The Latvian airline airBaltic during the twelve months of 2008 transported a total of 2,590,357 passengers, or 29% more than during the same period in 2007, when the total number of passengers was 2,007,150.

airBaltic announces new flights for summer season

During the 2009 summer season, which will begin on March 30, 2009, the Latvian national airline airBaltic will supplement its network of flights from Riga with three new destinations – Linköping in Sweden, Palanga in Lithuania, and Tromsø in Norway.

airBaltic teams up with British Airways to offer new destinations

A new agreement between the Latvian national airline airBaltic and British Airways will allow passengers to access a wide range of destinations in the United States, Canada, Africa, South America, India, as well as exotic countries such as Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda.