airBaltic To Launch Riga – Poprad, Slovakia

For the upcoming winter season, Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route between Riga and Poprad, Slovakia, on 13 December 2014. The route will offer convenient connections between the two cities and beyond to destinations in the Baltic region, Scandinavia, Russia and the CIS countries.

Martin Sedlacky, Board Member of airBaltic: “As a Slovak national myself working for the Latvian airline, I was very thrilled to see all partners working together to connect the two airports for the benefit of people. People of Latvia, the Baltic region, Scandinavia, Russia and CIS will have an opportunity to access the beautiful region of High Tatras, a low cost alternative of the Alps. People from the region will benefit from the development of tourism and also convenient access to all places served by airBaltic.”

Ivana Herkelova, CEO of Poprad – Tatry Airport: “In the upcoming winter season the Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route between Riga andPoprad - Tatry Airportin Slovakia. The new one-weekly return flights will offer convenient connections between Riga and the High and Low Tatras from and to destinations in the Baltic region, Scandinavia and Russia during the three-year period.”

Destination served (from Riga)

Flight frequency

Start date

Price *,



Business Elite

Poprad (Slovakia)

1 flight weekly

December 13, 2014

EUR 55

EUR 349

* Lowest fare in return, including taxes, fees and service charges, on, subject to availability

The service will operate one-weekly return flight on Saturdays. airBaltic passengers will board a Boeing 737-300aircraft for a flight that will last 1 hour 40 minutes. Return ticket price will start at 55 EUR, including airport fees and transaction costs. A full schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company's homepage at

airBaltic serves 60 destinations from its home base at Riga, Latvia. From every one of these, airBaltic offers convenient connections via 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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