Author: Jānis Vanags
On 13 December airBaltic launched a new direct route linking Riga and Poprad, Slovakia. The once weekly service, offers 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 am very thrilled to see the two airports connected. Poprad in the High Tatras is an excellent and affordable skiing destination, which will benefit from tourism opportunities created by the new airBaltic route.”
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. One way ticket prices 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 www.airBaltic.com
December 13, 2014
* Lowest fare, including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com, subject to availability
airBaltic serves over 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these locations, airBaltic offers convenient connections via North Hub Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East.
A full schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company’s website: www.airBaltic.com.
airBaltic in brief:
AIR BALTIC CORPORATION (airBaltic) is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds 99.8% of the stock. The airBaltic fleet consists of 25 aircraft – 13 Boeing 737 and 12 Bombardier Q400Next Gen. airBaltic offers nonstop flights from its hub in Riga, Latvia. 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 the 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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