Latvian airline airBaltic will operate a new direct seasonal route from Riga to Rhodes in Greece starting on August 6, 2020. The new flights will be performed twice times weekly on an Airbus A220-300 aircraft.
Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: "We are pleased to offer our travellers another popular summer destination to the Greek island of Rhodes as well as connecting travellers from the south with Riga and beyond. We are resuming more flights while continuing to follow a variety of additional safety measures to protect our employees and passengers."
The safety and health of our passengers is airBaltic's top priority. airBaltic has introduced strong safety measures and the new flight operations follow the recommendations issued by authorities. All passengers on board of airBaltic aircraft are provided with a complimentary basic care kit consisting of a protective face mask and disinfection wipes.
airBaltic is in close cooperation with the authorities to monitor the situation and is flexible to adjust the flight schedule if needed. Passengers are strongly suggested to check the travel regulations and airport restrictions on the official websites or with local embassies before travelling. Regulations are changing rapidly and vary per country, therefore always make sure you have the latest information to have a smooth journey.
By the end of August 2020, airBaltic plans to connect Baltics on 69 routes. Currently airBaltic performs direct flights from Riga to various European business hubs and to popular leisure destinations. A complete schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company's homepage at www.airbaltic.com.
To read more about the new airBaltic health measures, please visit airBaltic website: www.airbaltic.com.
airBaltic in brief:
airBaltic (AIR BALTIC CORPORATION) is one of the most punctual airlines in the world connecting the Baltic region with over 60 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 around 80% of the stock, while Lars Thuesen holds around 20% through his fully-owned Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA. airBaltic operates 22 Airbus A220-300 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 and 2019 airBaltic received the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the Market Leader of the Year. In addition, in 2019 airBaltic received Sector Leadership Award by Airline Business.