Author: Jānis Vanags
Latvian airline airBaltic started a new route from Riga to the tourist resort of Larnaca, Cyprus, for the summer season of 2013. The new Riga-Larnaca route will be extended to the winter season to offer convenient travel between the two airports, and beyond to destinations in the Baltics, Scandinavia, Russia, and the CIS.
Michael Grimme, Chief Commercial Officer: “airBaltic has made an impressive improvement in its business results in the first six months of 2013, and achieved a net profit in the second quarter. This enables us to improve our service to passengers on high-demand routes and offer Riga-Larnaca for the winter season.”
Destination served (from North Hub Riga)
Winter Service Improves
1 flight weekly
October 26, 2013
LVL 69 /99 EUR
LVL 315/ 449 EUR
* Lowest fare, including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com, subject to availability
airBaltic will fly from Riga to Larnaca once a week on Saturdays, while the return flight from Larnaca to Riga will be operated on early Sunday mornings to secure convenient connections. Passengers will board a Boeing 737 aircraft for a flight that will last for 3 hours and 50 minutes. One-way ticket prices will start at LVL 69 (EUR 99), including airport fees and transaction costs. A full schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company's homepage at www.airbaltic.com
airBaltic serves 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. airBaltic offers convenient connections via North Hub Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.
airBaltic in brief:
AIR BALTIC CORPORATION (airBaltic) is a joint stock company that was 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 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. airBaltic won a special Pacesetter Award 2010 from the Jury of the Budgies World Low Cost Airline Awards, recognising achievements of airBaltic as a hybrid airline. In 2012, airBaltic was ranked by Airlinetrends among the Top 10 airlines globally for innovations.
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