airBaltic Riga to Verona and Salzburg
On 26 December, airBaltic started not one but two routes from its Riga hub to Verona and Salzburg. Both services will operate weekly using the airline’s 737-300s according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. To mark the event, the airline celebrated with a double cake-cutting ceremony.
- airBaltic on 26 December started services from Riga (RIX) to Salzburg (SZG) and Verona (VRN). The 1,255- and 1,566-kilometre sectors will operate weekly on Saturdays with the carrier utilising its 737-300s on both airport pairs. Neither of the seasonal routes will face direct competition. For 2016, the only new route so far planned to launch from Riga operated by airBaltic is on 28 May to Reykjavik/Keflavik, a seasonal route which is currently scheduled to operate twice-weekly until the end of September. In relation to its future growth strategy, airBaltic’s VP of Corporate Communications, Janis Vanags, recently spoke to anna.aero about the company’s future plans.