airBaltic to Launch Flights From Riga to Amman and Beirut

In June, the Latvian national airline airBaltic will launch flights from Riga to the Jordanian capital city of Amman and the Lebanese capital of Beirut. Nonstop flights to Amman will begin on June 1, and the first flight to Beirut will be offered on June 2.

Tero Taskila, Chief Commercial Officer of airBaltic: „In the Middle East we currently serve Tel Aviv and Dubai. We aim to increase airBaltic’s presence in the region, and we start with adding Amman and Beirut to our destinations in the Middle East. By opening these new routes we offer a cost-effective alternative for Europeans to enjoy the rich culture and trade in the Middle East. Likewise, our customers in the Middle East can experience destinations in Northern Europe and Russia which are now accessible through convenient connections.“

New Flights (from Riga)

Days of operation

Start date

Price (incl. taxes, fees, charges)*

Amman, Jordan

2,6 (from Riga)

3,7 (from Amman)

June 1

LVL 89

EUR 126

Beirut, Lebanon

3,6 (from Riga)

4,7 (from Beirut)

June 2

LVL 89

EUR 126

* The lowest available fare at

airBaltic will fly from Riga to Amman on Tuesdays and Saturdays (and in the opposite direction on Wednesdays and Sundays). Passengers will board a Boeing 737 aircraft for a flight that will last for four hours and 15 minutes. One-way ticket prices will begin at LVL 89 (EUR 126), including airport and transaction fees.

Flights from Riga to Beirut will be available on Wednesdays and Saturdays (and back on Thursdays and Sundays). Passengers will fly on a Boeing 737 aircraft, and the flight will last for four hours. One-way ticket prices will start at LVL 89 (EUR 126), including airport and transaction fees. A full airBaltic flight schedule can be found on the company‘s homepage at


airBalticin brief:  

AIR BALTIC CORPORATION (airBaltic) is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. The primary shareholders are the Latvian state, with 52.6% of stock, and SIA Baltijas aviācijas sistēmas, with 47.2% of stock. The airBaltic fleet consists of 31 aircraft – ten Boeing 737-500, eight Boeing 737-300, two Boeing 757-200, and eleven Fokker 50 airplanes. airBaltic offers nonstop flights from three Baltic capital cities – Riga, Vilnius, and Tallinn. airBaltic received the title of Airline of the Year 2009/2010 (Gold Award) from the European Regions Airline Association. airBaltic is the winner of Air Transport World Phoenix Award 2010 – a global recognition of excellence in restructuring business.






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