- Joe Breitfeller
AirBaltic Resumes Flights Between Riga and Stuttgart From August 7, 2020
airBaltic announced on Thursday that they will restart flights from Riga to Stuttgart starting August 7, 2020. The flights will be operated twice weekly and the route will be serviced with an Airbus A220-300.
Today (August 6, 2020), airBaltic announced the restart of service to Stuttgart, Germany from Riga, Latvia, starting Friday, August 7, 2020. The twice-weekly flights will be operated with an Airbus A220-300. airBaltic also resumed service between Riga and Tbilisi, Georgia earlier this week. By the end of August, the carrier will connect the Baltics to the rest of Europe with over 69 routes. Currently, airBaltic connects Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn to key European business centers and popular holiday destinations. As regulations are constantly changing, airBaltic reminds guests to review travel restrictions and airport restrictions associated with their itinerary. In Thursday’s announcement, airBaltic’s CEO, Martin Gauss said,
“We are working in close cooperation with the authorities to monitor the situation and we are flexible to adjust the flight schedule if needed. Each week we add new destinations. The resumed connection between Stuttgart and Riga will offer great travel opportunities for travelers from the Baltics and to Germany.”
Established in 1995, airBaltic is a joint stock company with most of the equity (80%) held by the Latvian state and the remaining shares held by Lars Thuesen through his holding company Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA. One of the most punctual carriers in the world, the airline connects the Baltic region to nearly 70 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS, with a fleet of 22 Airbus A220-300s. The carrier received the CAPA Regional Airline of the Year in 2017 and in 2018/2019 received the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award for ‘Market Leader of the Year.’ airBaltic also received the ‘Sector Leadership Award’ by Airline Business in 2019.