On March 31, Latvian airline airBaltic launched the second summer route connecting Riga and Stuttgart, Germany. In addition, airBaltic has also started flights between Riga and Lviv, Ukraine.
Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic, comments: “Our business strategy Destination 2025 foresees even growth of our destination network. We will continue to increase the number of flights from all three Baltic capitals. We are delighted to launch flights to Stuttgart – our sixth destination in Germany, and Lviv – our third destination in Ukraine to our extensive route map and to continue to improve the connectivity to and from the Baltic States.”
airBaltic representatives say the airline will operate both routes – Riga-Stuttgart and Riga-Lviv – four times a week. Passengers will travel to Stuttgart with Airbus A220-300 aircraft and the flight will last for 2 hours and 15 minutes, but to Lviv airBaltic will fly Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft and the flight is scheduled to last for an hour and 50 minutes. One-way ticket prices to Stuttgart and Lviv start at 49 euros, including airport fees and transaction costs. (BNN/Business World Magazine)