Brussels Airlines adds second destination in the Baltics

On 26 October, Brussels Airlines was welcomed at Riga from Brussels with a special ceremony, including a delicious-looking chocolate cake and a ribbon cutting ceremony on the apron. Cutting the ribbon are: Xavier Lagardere, VP Online Retail and Distribution, Brussels Airlines; Frank Arnauts, Belgian Ambassador to Latvia; and Andis Damlics, Member of the Board of Riga Airport.

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  • Brussels Airlines, which grew by 2.1% in 2013, expanded its European network with the addition of its second destination in the Baltics on 26 October, when it commenced six weekly flights from Brussels (BRU) to Riga (RIX) in Latvia. The 1,447-kilometre airport pair from the European capital is already served by airBaltic’s 12 times weekly Q400 flights, while Brussels Airlines will operate the sector using its 97-seat Avro RJ100s. The Star Alliance member is already flying to Vilnius in Lithuania with five weekly operations.

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