airBaltic triggers third route to Russia

On 26 April airBaltic began twice-weekly (Wednesdays and Sundays) flights between Riga and Kazan, with the Latvian capital airport celebrating the route launch with this fantastic cake, designed to show the developed mechanical engineering, chemical and oil industry of Kazan. It is seen being cut by Laura Audariņa, Route Development Manager, Riga Airport, and Alise Briede, Corporate Communications Assistant, airBaltic.

  • airBaltic has added a third destination in Russia to its network, beginning 26 April with twice-weekly (Wednesdays and Sundays) flights between Riga (RIX) and Kazan (KZN). The 1,559-kilometre sector will be served by the airline on its 737-300s facing no direct competition. The carrier also links its Riga hub to St. Petersburg and Moscow Sheremetyevo (both flown 24 times weekly), meaning that airBaltic now offers 50 weekly flights between Latvia and Russia. airBaltic’s next route launches from Riga will take place on 2 May, when both Aberdeen and Stavanger services are scheduled to begin. See how Kazan Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.


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