From October till January, airBaltic will fly from Riga to Reykjavik two times weekly. Between December 2019 and January 2020, airBaltic will fly from Riga to Athens two times weekly.
Latvian airline airBaltic announces the extension of the operating season of its flights from Riga to Athens, Greece and Reykjavik, Iceland. Flights to Reykjavik will be operated until January 31, 2020 and restart on March 3, 2020, but the flights from Riga to Athens will continue until December 1, 2019 and restart on March 4, 2020. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic:
“We see a growing demand from our passengers for flights to Athens and Reykjavik thus we have now extended the operating season on these routes. This is all possible thanks to the continuous introduction of more state-of-the-art Airbus A220-300 aircraft on airBaltic fleet.”
During the mentioned season, airBaltic will fly from Riga to Reykjavik two times per week, with passengers boarding an Airbus A220-300 aircraft for a flight that will last 3 hours and 55 minutes. Meanwhile, airBaltic will fly from Riga to Athens two times per week, with passengers boarding an Airbus A220-300 aircraft for a flight that will last 3 hours and 10 minutes.
airBaltic is the most punctual airline in Europe connecting the Baltic region with over 80 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. airBaltic is a joint-stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds 80% of the stock, while Lars Thuesen holds around 20% through his fully-owned Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA.
The airBaltic fleet consists of 39 aircraft – 19 Airbus A220-300s, 8 Boeing 737sand 12 Bombardier Q400Next Gen aircraft. airBaltic has received numerous international awards for excellence and innovative services. In 2017, the airline received the CAPA Regional Airline of the Year award, while in 2018 airBalticreceived the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the Market Leader of the Year. airBaltic achieved the best on-time performance globally in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.