2010-10-07 10:51

airBaltic Opens New Route to Domodedovo Airport in Moscow

Riga. In the winter season, Latvian national airline airBaltic will add a new route from Riga to to the Domodedovo Airport in Moscow, to supplement the existing Riga-Moscow Sheremetyevo service. The new route of airBaltic will offer excellent transit connections via North Hub Riga to /from more than 80 destinations in Northern Europe, Western Europe and the Middle East.

Tero Taskila, Chief Commercial Officer: “After the new airBaltic route is opened, there will be up to six daily flights on the Riga – Moscow route.”

New routes (from North Hub Riga)

Days of operation

Starting date

Price (including taxes, fees and service charges)*

Riga – Moscow, Domodedovo (Russia)

2, 4, 5

December 2

EUR 77

The lowest available fare at www.airbaltic.com.

airBalticwill fly from Riga to Moscow Domodedovo three times a week – Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Passengers will board a Boeing 737 aircraft for a flight that will last for 1 hour and 40 minutes. One-way ticket prices will start at EUR 77, including airport fees and transaction costs. A full schedule of flights is available on the company’s homepage – www.airbaltic.com.

In Russia, airBaltic achieved 70% passenger growth during the first six months of 2010 in comparison to the same period in the previous year.  In Russia, airBaltic offers flights to/from Moscow, St Petersburg, Archangelsk and Kaliningrad.

airBaltichas been selected for anna.aero ANNIES award as the Europe's largest flag carrier by new routes, operating this summer 27 routes more than in 2009.airBalticserves 80 destinations from its home base at Riga, Latvia. From every one of these, airBaltic offers convenient connections via North Hub Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.

airBaltic photos: http://www.airbaltic.com/public/downloads.html

airBalticin 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 33 aircraft – ten Boeing 737-500, eight Boeing 737-300, two Boeing 757-200, ten Fokker 50 airplanes and three Bombardier Q400Next Gen. airBaltic offers nonstop flights from three Baltic capital cities – Riga, Vilnius, and Tallinn. airBalticreceived the title of Airline of the Year 2009/2010 (Gold Award) from the European Regions Airline Association. airBaltic is the winner of Air Transport World Phoenix Award 2010 – a global recognition of excellence in restructuring business. airBalticwas chosen for anna.aero ANNIES Award as Europe's largest flag carrier by new routes.

For further information, please contact:

Janis Vanags, Vice President Corporate Communications

A/S Air Baltic Corporation

Riga International Airport

LV-1053 Riga, Latvia

Tel. (+371) 6720 7726

E-mail: janis.vanags@airBaltic.lv

Galleries