airBaltic to Launch Nonstop Flights from Riga to Frankfurt


On 17 September 2009, the Latvian airline airBaltic will launch nonstop flights from Riga to Frankfurt, in Germany. It will be already the sixth destination of airBaltic in Germany and the eleventh route launched by the airline in the summer season of 2009.

Tero Taskila, the Chief Commercial Officer of airBaltic: "We are delighted to add the financial capital of Europe to airBaltic's route network. The new flight will provide excellent connections to destinations in Scandinavia, Russia and the CIS."

airBaltic will offer nonstop flights from Riga to Frankfurt on a daily basis – seven flights per week in total. Passengers will board a Boeing 737 airplane for a flight that will last for 2 hours and 15 minutes. One-way ticket prices will start at LVL 25 (EUR 36), including airport and transaction fees. The flight schedule is available on the company’s homepage at www.airbaltic.com.

In the summer of 2009, airBaltic has already added 11 cities to its destination map: Palanga, Kaunas (both in Lithuania), Tartu (Estonia), Turku (Finland), Linkoping (Sweden), Tromso (Norway), Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Geneva (Switzerland), Warsaw (Poland), Pskov (Russia), and Frankfurt (Germany).

Photos: http://www.airbaltic.com/public/downloads.html http://www.airbaltic.com/public/people_downloads.html 

airBaltic in 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 two Baltic capital cities – Riga and Vilnius.

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