Riga, 16.05.2016.

The Latvian airline airBaltic on May 14, 2016, launched a new direct route between Zurich and the sunny German Island of Usedom in the Baltic Sea.

Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “The new route complements our existing services from Dortmund and Frankfurt to Heringsdorf. In collaboration with our partners, we are delighted to offer this popular summer holiday destination.”


Flight frequency Start date Price*, Premium
Dortmund – Heringsdorf
(Usedom Island)
1 flight weekly Already operates 159 EUR
Frankfurt – Heringsdorf
(Usedom Island)
1 flight weekly Already operates 159 EUR
Zurich – Heringsdorf
(Usedom Island)
1 flight weekly May 14, 2016 185 EUR

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

airBaltic flies once a week from Zurich to Heringsdorf, Usedom Island using Bombardier Q400NextGen aircraft. A check-in fee will not apply on these flights, and passengers will be offered a complimentary drink, such as water/tea/coffee, and a snack while on board. The price of a one-way ticket starts at EUR 185, 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 new direct flights from Tallinn, Vilnius and the Baltic seaside resort of Heringsdorf.


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 24 aircraft – 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.