Starting from August 13 Latvian airline airBaltic will increase flight frequency on Riga–Athens route to three flights a week, but on September 4 airBaltic will launch new seasonal flights from Riga to Thessaloniki which will be operated twice a week. The new flights will be performed on an Airbus A220-300 aircraft.
Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “We are delighted to announce more connections between Latvia and Greece. As the demand for travel to Greece over the last few weeks has been high, we have adjusted our route map and expanded operations to more popular holiday destinations. At the same time, we are closely monitoring the situation and following strong health measures in order to protect our employees and passengers.”
As informed before airBaltic will also launch new direct seasonal route from Riga to Greek island Rhodes starting from August 6, 2020. The new flights will be performed two times a week on an Airbus A220-300 aircraft. A complete schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company's homepage at www.airbaltic.com
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.
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.