Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic today, on May 21, 2018, launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Split Airport in Croatia. The new route offers a new summer holiday destination for travelers from the Baltics, as well as convenient travel options from Croatia to Riga and beyond to destinations in Scandinavia, the Baltics, and the CIS.

Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “We are delighted to add the seventh destination from Riga to airBaltic summer route map of 2018. The city of Split has more than 2 000 years of history. Not only it is an attractive destination in itself, with its position in Central Dalmatia it is also an ideal vantage point for journeys to Croatian islands, like Hvar or Brac.”


Flight frequency

Start date

Price*, Basic

Price*, Premium

Price*, Business

Riga – Split (Croatia)

2 flights weekly

May 21, 2018

75 EUR

129 EUR

445 EUR

*Lowest fare, including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com, subject to availability

airBaltic flies from Riga to Split two times a week on a Bombardier CS300 aircraft, and the flight is scheduled to last 2 hours and 40 minutes. One-way ticket price to Split starts at 75 EUR, including airport fees and transaction costs.

airBaltic serves over 70 routes from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. For summer 2018, airBaltic has introduced eight new destinations from Riga to Malaga, Lisbon, Split, Bordeaux, Gdansk, Almaty as well as Sochi and Kaliningrad. In addition, airBaltic launched a new direct route connecting Tallinn and London.

airBaltic in brief:

airBaltic (AIR BALTIC CORPORATION) is the world’s most punctual airline connecting the Baltic region with 60 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. airBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds 80.05% of the stock, while Lars Thuesen holds around 20% through his fully-owned Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA. The airBaltic fleet consists of 31 aircraft – 8 Bombardier CS300s, 11 Boeing 737s and 12 Bombardier Q400Next Gen aircraft. airBaltic has received numerous international awards for excellence, innovative services, and achievements in reshaping its business. In 2012, airBaltic was ranked by Airlinetrends among the Top 10 airlines globally for innovations. In 2017, the airline received the CAPA Regional Airline of the Year awards, while in 2018 airBaltic received the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the Market Leader of the Year. airBaltic achieved the best on-time performance globally in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.