airBaltic launches nonstop flights from Riga to Warsaw
23 September 2009
The Latvian national airline airBaltic has launched nonstop flights from Riga to Warsaw, Poland, this month. This will ensure convenient transit links to and from final destinations in Scandinavia, the CIS, the Caucasus and the Middle East.
Flights from Riga to Warsaw will be offered every day. Passengers will fly on a Fokker 50 aircraft, and the flight will last for one hour and 40 minutes. One-way ticket prices will start at LVL 27 (EUR 38), including airport and transaction fees. The flight schedule is available on the company’s homepage at airbaltic.com.
Tero Taskila, the Chief Commercial Officer of airBaltic: “We’re delighted that by opening the route Warsaw-Riga, airBaltic will began operations in one of the largest markets in the Baltic Sea region, allowing an increasing number of people to enjoy the airline’s vast network of routes and the low prices which apply to the purchase of a flight plus hotel accommodations.”
Other destinations which airBaltic has started offering from Riga this year include Turku (Finland), Tromsø (Norway), Palanga and Kaunas (Lithuania), Tartu (Estonia), Pskov (Russia), Geneva (Switzerland), and Dushanbe (Tajikistan), and Frankfurt (Germany).
Warsaw is the capital city of Poland and the country’s economic, scientific and cultural centre. It is sited on the two banks of the Vistula River. Warsaw is known as a city, which rose from the ashes after complete destruction during World War II. The Warsaw old town is listed on the UNESCO list of global cultural heritage, and it contains the royal castle and several cathedrals. Tourists can also visit the beautiful Lazienki park, where the last king of Poland had his summer residence.