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Estonian Air to relaunch Tallinn-Riga route

On 25 March 2012, Estonian Air will reopen flights between Tallinn and Riga with 17 weekly fights. Estonian Air will serve the route with three daily flights on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and with daily flight on Saturdays and Sundays.


“In order to strengthen the position at Baltic’s and achieve sustainable growth, Estonian Air relaunches route from Tallinn to Riga. Estonian Air is aiming to provide flexible flight schedule for business travellers on the Tallinn-Riga route and to increase connecting flight opportunities via Tallinn,” said Rauno Parras, the Chief Commercial Officer of Estonian Air.


"With arrival of the new airline at the airport our clients will have more opportunities to choose the most convenient and cost effective itinerary for their trip,” said Arnis Luhse, Chairman of the Board of Riga International Airport.

Estonian Air offers the fastest air link from Riga via Tallinn to Hannover, Kajaani and Tartu. In addition, Estonian Air provides good and fast connection flights from Riga to Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Vienna, Stockholm, Kiev, Helsinki, Kokkola/Pietarsaari, Joensuu, Kajaani, Jyväskylä, Trondheim, Oslo, London, Paris and Nizza.


One-way fares from Riga to Tallinn start from 49.9 Euros (35,07 LVL) and from Tallinn to Riga from 39.9 Euros (28,04 LVL), if purchased from www.estonian-air.com. The price includes all fees and taxes, baggage, snacks and soft drinks on longer flights and soft drinks on flights that last less than 1 hour. Subject to availability.


Passengers with Eurobonus membership can earn points on all Estonian Air scheduled flights. For more info, visit http://estonian-air.ee/en/loyalty-programme/eurobonus/.


Estonian Air, Estonia’s national carrier, provides both business travellers and tourists direct air link from Estonia to European cities. Estonian Air is the biggest operator at Tallinn Airport. Estonian Air focuses on improving the connection between Estonia and the rest of the world with the aim of increasing competitiveness as a network carrier hub.


This year Estonian Air will increase flight frequencies and open new destinations in Europe’s most important cities as well as regional centers in Scandinavia.


Estonian Air flies to 25 destinations in CIS, Scandinavia and Europe. The airline has recently announced new destinations for upcoming spring, such as Helsinki, Riga, Jyväskylä, Hannover, Vienna, Venice, Kokkola/Pietarsaari, Joensuu, Kajaani and Tbilisi.


Estonian Air has got the award of most punctual European Airline in Amsterdam Schiphol in 2009 and the most punctual Regional Airline in Brussels Zaventem in 2010.


Estonian Air is continuously one of the most punctual airlines in the world. In 2011 the 15-minute punctuality of Estonian Air flights was 90.3%, which is about 5 percentage points (4.8) higher y-o-y. This result gives the highest position in punctuality in the Baltic and Nordic countries.