airBaltic to launch Riga – Madrid
The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route between Riga and Madrid on May 26, 2017. The new route will offer a new destination for travellers from the Baltics, as well as convenient connections between the two cities and beyond to destinations in the Baltic region, Scandinavia, Russia and the CIS countries.
Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “The first of our all-new CS300 aircraft has already joined the airBaltic fleet. We are happy to add Riga – Madrid to airBaltic route map and deploy the new aircraft. The new route between the Latvian and Spanish capitals will offer new opportunities for both business and leisure travellers.”
|Flight frequency||Start date||
|Price*, Premium||Price*, Business|
|Riga – Madrid
|3 flights weekly||May 26, 2017||75 EUR||135 EUR||499 EUR|
|Riga – Odessa
|Up to 3 flights weekly||March 26, 2017||89 EUR||149 EUR||479 EUR|
|Riga – Geneva (Switzerland)||3 flights weekly||May 4, 2017||69 EUR||159 EUR||539 EUR|
|Riga – Aberdeen (United Kingdom)||3 flights weekly||May 2, 2017||39 EUR||125 EUR||639 EUR|
|Riga – Stavanger (Norway)||2 flights weekly||May 2, 2017||49 EUR||145 EUR||425 EUR|
|Riga – Gothenburg (Sweden)||6 flights weekly||June 1, 2017||49 EUR||145 EUR||489 EUR|
|Riga – Tampere (Finland)||6 flights weekly||March 26, 2017||29 EUR||115 EUR||425 EUR|
|Riga – Catania (Italy)||1 flight weekly||May 4, 2017||99 EUR||145 EUR||639 EUR|
|Vilnius – Paris (France)||4 flights weekly||March 26, 2017||39 EUR||115 EUR||595 EUR|
|Vilnius – Munich (Germany)||3 flights weekly||March 27, 2017||39 EUR||115 EUR||539 EUR|
*Lowest fare, including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com, subject to availability
airBaltic will fly from Riga to Madrid 3 times weekly. airBaltic will operate a mix of Boeing 737 and the new Bombardier CS300 aircraft on the route. The flight is scheduled to last 4 hours 5 minutes. One-way ticket prices start at 75 EUR, including airport fees and transaction costs. A full schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company's homepage at www.airbaltic.com.
airBaltic serves over 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these locations, airBaltic offers convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East. In addition, airBaltic also offers direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius.
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 Ralf-Dieter Montag-Girmes holds around 20% through his fully-owned Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA. The airBaltic fleet consists of 25 aircraft – 1 Bombardier CS300, 12 Boeing 737 and 12 Bombardier Q400Next Gen. 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. airBaltic achieved the best on-time performance globally for two years running in 2014 and 2015.