- Joe Breitfeller
AirBaltic to Launch Direct Flights Between Riga and Kittilä, Finland From December 19, 2020
The airline’s new flights for the one hour and 55 minute flight between Riga and the popular Finnish skiing destination are now on sale with one-way fares from €79. The Riga-Kittilä route will be operated once weekly and serviced with an Airbus A220.
On Tuesday (October 20, 2020), airBaltic announced new service between Riga, Latvia and the popular skiing destination of Kittilä, Finland from December 19, 2020. Flights are now on sale for the one hour and 55 minute flight starting at €79 one-way. The Riga-Kittilä service will operate once weekly and the route will be serviced with an Airbus A220. airBaltic has taken strong safety measures to ensure the health and well-being of their guests and team members. Additionally, all customers will be provided with a complimentary basic care kit that includes a protective face mask and disinfectant wipes. airBaltic reminds their customers to check on all travel restrictions prior to traveling as regulations continue to change rapidly.
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 60 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS with a fleet of 23 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.