Latvian airline airBaltic will launch scheduled flights between Manchester and Riga, capital of Latvia on March 29th.
The brand new route will provide handy connections to passengers travelling from Manchester to the Latvian capital and over 70 locations served from Riga to Scandinavia, Russia, the Center East and Europe.
Martin Gauss, chief govt of airBaltic: “Riga is a dynamic metropolis and a key enterprise centre of the Baltic states and has lots to supply to each enterprise and leisure travellers.
“It is usually a really handy switch level with wonderful connections inside our broad route community.
“Our passengers will have the ability to journey to each cities for very engaging costs within the economic system or our full-service enterprise class on the brand new and comfy Airbus A220-300 plane.”
Direct flights between Manchester and Riga will happen 4 instances weekly.
Stephen Turner, industrial director at Manchester Airport, stated: “It’s nice to see airBaltic come to Manchester Airport with flights to Riga.
“It’s already a very talked-about vacation spot, so it’s nice to see the Latvian flag service come onto the route too, giving further selection and adaptability for the 22 million folks in our huge catchment space.
“The airBaltic route is not going to solely allow to benefit from the delights Riga has to supply but additionally massively open up Japanese Europe and Russia to our passengers, which can profit enterprise and leisure travellers alike.”