- Joe Breitfeller
airBaltic Extends Codeshare Partnership With Ukraine International Airlines From Vilnius
From March 28, 2021, airBaltic will extend their codeshare partnership with Ukraine International Airlines from Vilnius, offering guests more options when traveling from Vilnius to Kyiv and beyond.
On Friday (March 19, 2021), airBaltic announced an extension of their codeshares partnership with Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) from March 28, 2021 from Vilnius, providing customers more connectivity options when traveling to Kyiv and beyond on UIA’s network. The expanded cooperation complements the carrier’s existing codeshare between their Riga and Kyiv hubs, which has been in place since 2013. For summer 2021, airBaltic will continue direct flights between Vilnius and Kyiv, with twice-weekly service, increasing to three-times weekly in June. The flight time between Vilnius and Kyiv is one hour and 15 minutes and the route will be serviced with an Airbus A220-300.
airBaltic’s fare structure supports all market segments, with the base fare known as GREEN, followed by GREEN Classic and Business Class. The carrier currently operates direct flights from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius to various European business centers and transit hubs. As travel requirements and restrictions are regularly changing, airBaltic advises guests to check the current requirements on official websites or with local embassies before traveling. The airline has introduced comprehensive health and safety protocols to ensure customers can travel with confidence.
Established in 1995, Air Baltic Corporation SA (airBaltic) is a joint stock company with most of the equity (96.14%) held by the Latvian state and the remaining shares held by Lars Thuesen through his holding company Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA. The airline Group also includes Air Baltic Training SIA, Loyalty Services SIA, Baltijas Kravu Centrs SIA and Crew Resources AS. One of the most punctual carriers in the world, the airline connects the Baltic region to over 70 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS with a fleet of 25 Airbus A220-300s.