airBaltic's new route between Riga and Yekaterinburg
The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a brand new summer time seasonal route between Riga and Yekaterinburg in Russia on 1 April 2020. The brand new connection will supply extra handy journey choices for travellers from the Baltics and Russia to its community spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Center East.
Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic mentioned: “We now add Yekaterinburg because the 14th new vacation spot to our summer time 2020 route map. Yearly greater than half of all passengers from Russia are selecting Riga as switch hub to over 70 locations in Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Center East served by airBaltic. By launching flights from Riga to Yekaterinburg, we’re providing one further gateway between Europe and Russia and vice versa.”
Yekaterinburg would be the sixth vacation spot the service serves in Russia, along with connections between Riga and Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Sochi and Kazan. The variety of passengers is rising every year. In 2019, the airline carried 16% extra passengers than 2018 on Russian routes.
airBaltic will fly from Riga to Yekaterinburg two occasions weekly. Passengers will board the Airbus A220-300 plane for a flight that can final roughly three hours and 5 minutes.