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Today, 19 January, RIGA International Airport welcomes the first regular flight of the Belarusian national carrier Belavia from Minsk to Riga.
The leading Baltic carrier airBaltic and the largest hotel chain in the region, Reval Hotels, today announce extended co-operation. Companies will join their forces under “Reval Hotels, Member of airBaltic Hotels” brand, in order to differentiate and better promote their services and high standards. This kind of co-branding exercise is the first of its scale in the region, and leverages business for both companies in the Baltic region, Russia, Scandinavia and Western European markets.
The promotion campaign Live Riga, launched November 24, gave its fruit.
Penton Media’s Air Transport World®, the leading monthly magazine covering the global airline industry, has announced that Riga, Latvia-based airBaltic was selected for the Phoenix Award, which recognizes airlines that have gone through a life-changing transformation.
Cēsis – Baltic winter capital
Largest ski resorts and longest slopes between Tallinn and Vilnius
The Latvian national airline airBaltic informed the media today as to its vision about the future development of the Rīga International Airport and the need for a new terminal.
You should know that:
• The substances and items restricted from carriage in the hand baggage can now be left in the store-room and reclaimed after return to the airport.
• Service available: wrapping of bags.
• In low air temperatures the personnel of aircraft stands provide first technical aid to vehicles in car parks P1, P2 and P3.
• You can rent a car cover at the car park P3.
• Soon the gifts of RIGA International Airport will be available in the Arrivals Sector E.
• Clients of the VIP Centre can buy the airport’s gifts.
Beginning on January 19 of this year, the Latvian national airline airBaltic will be offering a greater number of flights to the Belarusian capital city of Minsk. The increase from seven to 10 flights per week is possible thanks to partnership between airBaltic and the Belarusian national airline Belavia.
Riga City Council claims the LIVE RĪGA promotion campaign has brought many Russian tourists to Riga during the Christmas and New Year's Eve holidays, and calls it a success story.
On March 29 of this year, the Latvian national airline airBaltic will launch flights from Riga to Umeå in Sweden. The next new route to be offered will be between Vilnius and London, and airBaltic will offer more detailed information about that route in a week’s time.
airBaltic’s first TravelLounge client services centre is opening its doors today, January 8, at Tērbatas Street 14 in Riga.
Latvian airline airBaltic transported a total of 2,757,404passengers in 2009, some 6% more than during the same period in 2008. In a turbulent year for the aviation industry, airBaltic improved its service, operational and financial performance, acting as a driver of growth in the Baltic region. In 2009, airBaltic is the only profitable airline in Europe that is majority-owned by the state.
The Latvian national airline airBaltic is reorganising its corporate structure – in the future, the Board Members will only have executive functions.The aim of the reorganisation is to ensure a more efficient management.
Launching of international flights from Tartu airport was announced as the Event of Year 2009, according to a vote of local residents, and a certificate of recognition was handed to airBaltic in Tartu City Hall today. On July 3, airBaltic was the first airline to start international flights between Riga and the second largest city in Estonia offering convenient connections to destinations in Western Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Mediterranean region.
Latvia’s national airline airBaltic is launching an Internet shop in December of this year – airBalticOutlet.com. Customers can purchase leading branded goods for lower prices, with delivery on board an airplane. The products include perfumery, cosmetics, accessories, sweets, and airBaltic and Latvian souvenirs.