“airBaltic” to launch direct flights to Dubai and Amsterdam this week


Starting from this week Latvian national airline Company “airBaltic”will begin direct flights from Riga to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and Dutch capital city of Amsterdam. The first flight to Dubai will be on October 24 and to Amsterdam - on October 26.

„airBaltic“ will fly to Dubai twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays. The flight will be offered on a “Boeing 757-200” airplane and will last 6 hours and 15 minutes.

„airBaltic“ will fly to Amsterdam every day. The flight will be offered on a “Boeing 737-500” airplane and will last 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Dubai is known as the pearl of the Persian Gulf, the golden city of the Middle East, and the capital city for fashion. Twin towers, pyramid-shaped shopping centres and hotels – these are just a few of the architectural masterpieces which can be seen in Dubai. The city also attracts attention with vast real estate projects, a well-developed tourism industry, large beaches, and active and elegant nightlife.

Amsterdam is not just the capital city of the Netherlands, but also the fifth largest tourist destination in Europe. The city attracts approximately 4.2 million foreign visitors a year. Amsterdam is a bohemian city with bicycles and boating on the city’s canals. These are popular ways of learning about the city. Amsterdam can be called a Mecca for lovers of culture, as it is home to several globally known museums.