airBaltic announces flights from Riga to Warsaw and Pskov
airBaltic will launch nonstop flights to Warsaw and to the Russian city of Pskov in September. The first flight from Riga to Warsaw will be operated on 17 September, while the service from Riga to Pskov will begin on 1 September.
Flights from Riga to Warsaw will be offered daily using Fokker 50 aircraft for a flight that will take one hour and 40 minutes.
Flights from Riga to Pskov will be offered twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Again using Fokker 50s, flights will take one hour.
airBaltic chief commercial officer Tero Taskila commented, “We are delighted that with the route between Warsaw and Riga, airBaltic will be entering one of the largest markets in the Baltic Sea region. The Pskov–Riga route, for its part, strengthens our foothold in Russia, where we already serve Moscow, St Petersburg and Kaliningrad.”
So far during the summer of 2009, airBaltic has added 10 new cities to its list of destinations – Palanga and Kaunas in Lithuania, Tartu in Estonia, Turku in Finland, Linkoping in Sweden, Tromso in Norway, Dushanbe in Tajikistan, Geneva in Switzerland, and now also Warsaw and Pskov.