airBaltic opens a new route from Tampere to Riga4.10.2016
For the next summer season, starting on March 26, 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic will introduce at least eight new routes, thus improving connections to the Baltic region. One of the to Tampere.
Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “airBaltic is an important link of the Baltic region with the rest of the world. As part of our Horizon 2021 business plan we will improve our connections to key airports by opening at least eight new routes in 2017. In addition, we will further improve our service on existing routes by gradually phasing in our all-new Canadian-built Bombardier CS300 jets. These will become a distinguishing feature of our airline, which is set to become the world’s first operator of this state-of-the art aircraft.”
"This is highly important development for the Tampere-Pirkkala airport. We are happy to welcome airBaltic and keep on working to open more routes from Tampere to abroad", says Marja Aalto, in charge of air traffic development in Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea.
For the summer season airBaltic has added Geneva (Switzerland), Aberdeen (United Kingdom), Stavanger (Norway), Gothenburg (Sweden), Tampere (Finland), Catania (Italy), to the network of cities served from Riga, and will introduce two new routes from Vilnius to Paris (France) and Munich (Germany). A complete 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, airBalticoffers 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 and Vilnius.