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airBaltic Launches New Winter Service Between Riga and Marrakesh

airBaltic launched new direct service between Riga and Marrakesh on Monday, October 31st, 2022. The route will be operated twice weekly, providing customers from the Baltic States a great gateway to the Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert.

airBaltic Airbus A220-300 - Courtesy airBaltic

On Monday (October 31, 2022), airBaltic announced the launch of new direct service between Riga and Marrakesh in Morocco, providing a convenient gateway between the Baltic States and the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert, along with many other points of interest. The five hour and thirty minute flight will be operated twice weekly with an Airbus A220-300. airBaltic continues to offer outstanding connectivity to and from Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius and Tampere, linking them to key European business centers and transit hubs.

In Monday’s announcement, airBaltic’s Chief Operations Officer, Pauls Cālītis, said,

“We are excited to launch our first ever scheduled route to Africa. Marrakesh or the so called Pearl of the South is both an exotic and warm destination, and important centre of economics, also for Latvia. Moreover, it has plenty to offer for culture lovers as well. As the leading airline in the Baltics, we continue to build our network, adding more captivating leisure destinations also for the winter season.”

Details of airBaltic's new Riga-Marrakesh Route - Courtesy airBaltic

Established in 1995, Air Baltic Corporation SA (airBaltic) is a joint stock company with most of the equity (97.96%) held by the Latvian state and the remaining 2.04 percent held by other shareholders. 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 36 Airbus A220-300s.

Source: airBaltic


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