Europe’s Baltic states have joined to create the eurozone’s first “travel bubble” in order to restart the zone’s tourism post COVID-19.
Latvia’s Riga Airport is set to reopen after additional preventive measures at the Airport terminal are put in place in the wake of COVID-19.
From October till January, airBaltic will fly from Riga to Athens twice weekly.
Latvia’s airBaltic’s passengers grew by 18% for the first ten months of 2018 according to a report from the airline. Overall, the airline carried some 3, 553 386 passengers across its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS, and the Middle East. In October 2018, 384,493 passengers or 21% more than last year traveled with airBaltic.
In news from leading independent travel agency Avanti Destinations, the group has added Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to its European lineup so travel agents can combine customized multi-destination independent itineraries for 2018.