airBaltic in February will host an airBaltic “Pilot Open Days” initiative in several cities, including Vilnius, Helsinki, Amsterdam, and Stockholm. The initiative targets different types of pilots willing to become part of airBaltic flight crew.
Latvia’s airBaltic has just announced a cooperation with Etihad Airways to establish direct service between Riga and Abu Dhabi.
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.
airBaltic has launched a new route between Riga and Odessa according to an announcement by the Latvian airline.
Low-cost airline Wizz Air has launched flights from Riga International Airport to Dortmund, Germany as of September 1. The Wednesday and Sunda flights will embark via “Airbus 320” aircraft, according to news from the airline.
According to Post Office Travel Money’s Christmas Market Barometer 2013, Budapest (Hungary) and Riga (Latvia) are the best value destinations for a festive city break.
The ninth annual best destinations worldwide was just released by Lonely Planet. According to the new preview, in the best value destinations for 2014, the Greek Islands rule the travel roost. Other destinations lead the various categories in one of the most comprehensive lists so far this year.
Following the increased demand for some of its flights, Latvian airline airBaltic announced that it introduced additional flights from Riga to Chisinau, Moldova, and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The company aims to help its customers travel between these capitals and further to other cities in Europe, the Middle East, and Russia/CIS. “As part of airBaltic ReShape […]
Last week airBaltic announced having ordered 10 new Bombardier CS300 airliners. The airline, based in Riga, Latvia, also purchased the rights to an additional 10 planes, according to their news.
As part of ongoing efforts to broaden its appeal as an exotic, alternative holiday destination, Latvia is seeking to attract Malaysian tourists to visit what has been described as Europe’s “hidden treasure”.
It may be named as simply another section of the European continent but Eastern Europe holds a unique history and an appeal all its own for travelers from the United States. Plagued by conflict and with its people heavily oppressed for much of its history and until as few as 20 years ago in some regions, Eastern Europe in 2012 is a beautiful place of humble and hearty people amidst some of the most breathtaking backdrops, from cityscapes to country roads, in the world.
Do something a little different; climb an ice mountain in Reykjavic, learn belly dancing in Latvia or even get lost in the salt mines of Krakow!
The Herman Braun Foundation’s annual “Winterfest” music festival offers Latvia visitors a unique experience to highlight the Christmas, New Year, and Orthodox Christmas seasons. Running from November to February, Winderfest is a Riga tradition you won’t want to miss this year. Don’t miss performances by the likes of pianist Charles Abramowitz or famed violinist Midori.
Argophilia Travel News has come to a decision on its favorite Eastern European cities to welcome 2012.
From all of us at Argophila, to all of you we report for, Merry Christmas. This year, and in the new year to come, our hope is for you and the world. May all the dreams of a lifetime come true worldwide. This is a big wish, yes, but not a sincere one from all our staff and collaborators.