Author: Jānis Vanags
For the summer season, the Latvian national airline airBaltic will launch two new direct routes linking Frankfurt and Dortmund with the sunny German Island of Usedom in the Baltic Sea, marking the first time the airline will offer direct flights between destinations both of which are outside of the Baltic States.
Christophe Viatte, Chief Commercial Officer: “The opening of these new routes linking Frankfurt and Dortmund with Usedom Island is an important occasion for airBaltic, as it paves the way for our expansion into the Baltic Sea region. In collaboration with our partners ArGe group we are delighted to offer this popular summer holiday destination to travellers from mainland Germany.”
May 9, 2015
May 9, 2015
* Lowest fare, including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com, subject to availability
Starting May 9, 2015 airBaltic will fly once a week from Frankfurt and Dortmund to Heringsdorf, Usedom Island using Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. A check-in fee will not apply on these flights and passengers will be offered a complimentary drink, such as water/tea/coffee, and snack while on board. The fares will start at 149 EUR on the Dortmund – Heringsdorf route, and at 159 EUR on the Frankfurt – Heringsdorf route, including airport fees and transaction costs. A full schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company’s homepage at www.airBaltic.com.
In addition to several direct routes from Tallinn, Vilnius and soon Heringsdorf, airBaltic serves over 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these locations, airBaltic offers convenient connections Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East.
airBaltic in brief:AIR BALTIC CORPORATION (airBaltic) is a joint stock company established in 1995. The primary shareholder is Latvian state with 99.8% of stock. The airBaltic fleet consists of 25 aircraft – five Boeing 737-500, eight Boeing 737-300 and twelve Bombardier Q400Next Gen. airBaltic offers nonstop flights from three Baltic capital cities: Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn. airBaltic was named Airline of the Year 2009/2010 (Gold Award) by the European Regions Airline Association. airBaltic is the winner of Air Transport World Phoenix Award 2010 – a global recognition of excellence in restructuring business. airBaltic won a special Pacesetter Award 2010 from the Jury of the Budgies World Low Cost Airline Awards, recognizing the achievements of airBaltic as a hybrid airline. In 2012, airBaltic was ranked by Airlinetrends to be among the Top 10 airlines globally for innovation.
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