Riga Airport Offers Nine New Destinations in the Summer Season


 

In the new summer flight schedule the airlines offer 6 new scheduled and 3 charter flight destinations from Riga International Airport. Overall, flight frequency will increase by 24% compared with the winter season. There will be more flights to such destinations as Helsinki, Stockholm, Tallinn, Moscow, New York, Istanbul, Minsk and others.

8 popular destinations to the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea are back on airBaltic route map. In April airBaltic will open flights to Larnaca and in May flights to Balaton Airport, Olby, Malta, and from June – to Rijeka. Since the beginning of 2013 airBaltic has been providing flights to Prague. In addition, airBaltic introduced additional flights on 11 routes allowing to fly to Paris, Barcelona, Nice, Stockholm, Rome, London and Bari. The flights to the capital cities of France and the United Kingdom will be available twice a day, while flights to Stockholm will be provided four times a day.

In April the airline Wizzair will open flights to Bergen.

In collaboration with the tour operator Tez Tour, airBaltic in the summer season will perform charter flights to Antalya, Burgas and Hurghada. Other tour operators, too, will offer charter flights in summer: Go Adventure jointly with the carrier Onur Air will provide charter flights to Antalya, and with Bulgarian Air Charter – to Varna, Mouzenidis Travel with Astra Airlines – to Thessaloniki. The carrier Iberia Express will return to Riga and operate flights to Madrid.

By 25 March 2013, Riga Airport had welcomed 878 052 passengers or 0.4 % more year on year, whereas cargo turnover at the airport rose by 163.6 % compared with last year’s result. Top destinations in January and February were London and Moscow, chosen by 19 % passengers.

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