News in Brief

  • Flights to Liepāja continue over the winter
  • New flights to the United Arab Emirates
  • Door-to-door baggage delivery service

Flights to Liepāja continue over the winter

airBaltic will continue domestic flights between Riga and the Latvian coastal city of Liepāja throughout the winter three times per week.
Liepāja, the third largest city in Latvia, is popular not only during summer as one of the top holiday resorts. It is a great culture tourism destination throughout the whole year, with many concerts taking place in the newly opened Lielais Dzintars concert hall. Liepāja also has a long tradition of theatre as well as lots of trendy cafés and a vibrant nightlife.
For those seeking non-traditional entertainment, make sure to check out the Karosta district of Liepāja. Nowadays, the former naval base of the Russian tsar offers many thrilling attractions, such as prison excursions, abandoned forts, and underground tunnels.
Book your tickets starting from EUR 15 one-way at There are also great connections to and from Liepāja within the whole airBaltic network of over 60 destinations.


New flights to the United Arab Emirates

From October 29 it will be easier than ever to escape the chilly European winter for a sunny beach vacation. With airBaltic’s new direct flights from Riga, you will be able to reach Abu Dhabi in less than six hours.
Apart from the perfect weather, there is a lot to see and do in this great metropolis: majestic mosques, modern towers and shopping centres, water amusement parks, the Ferrari World theme park and much more.
You can also combine your trip with a visit to Dubai, as the famous pearl of the Arab Emirates is only a 90-minute drive away and there are numerous transportation options.
Flights to Abu Dhabi will operate four times per week. One-way ticket prices start from EUR 129 .


Door-to-door baggage delivery service

Now on the airBaltic website you can arrange for cross-border courier delivery of your baggage to any destination you are travelling to. This is especially handy when travelling with big and heavy baggage, such as sports equipment, clothing for a longer stay, or business materials for trade fairs and meetings, because it frees up your hands on the way to the airport.
The courier will pick up your bags from your home or office before your departure, and when you arrive at your destination, they will be waiting for you at your hotel, golf course, or anywhere else you need them. You can also do some shopping while travelling and ship your purchases back home.
This service is provided by Shipitwise, and you can book it via