Flights on the 2,300-kilometre sector between Riga and Rhodes will operate each Friday using a mixture of the airline’s 737-300s and 737-500s. Cutting the cake in Riga: Konstantins Paļgovs, General Manager, Tez Tour, Baltic Region; Laura Audriņa, Riga Airport Route Development Manager; and Christophe Viatte, airBaltic CCO.
Flights between Riga and Pisa launched 13 June. The 1,753-kilometre airport pair will operate weekly on Saturdays using a mixture of the carrier’s 737-300s and 737-500s. airBaltic will be the sole carrier on the route between the Latvian capital and the Italian city.
- airBaltic introduced two new routes from Riga (RIX) this week, starting on 12 June to Rhodes (RHO) in Greece. Flights will operate on the 2,300-kilometre sector weekly with a Friday operation, using a mixture of the airline’s 737-300s and 737-500s. The airport pair will see direct competition from FlexFlight, who also operate a weekly schedule. On 13 June, the airline introduced its second launch of the week, this time to Pisa (PSA) in Italy. The city pair will also operate weekly with a Saturday operation, facing no direct competition. The 1,753-kilometre sector will also be flown using a mixture of the airline’s 737 variants. Commenting on the launch of flights to Pisa, airBaltic CCO, Christophe Viatte, said: “Pisa’s Leaning Tower, historical heritage, and cultural wealth are known all over the world. We are pleased to be adding it to the airBaltic route map, offering Baltic travellers the chance to spend their summer holidays in the heart of Tuscany.” Both routes will operate until mid-September. These latest routes follow on from the launch of services to Thessaloniki from the Latvian capital on 5 June.