More direct flights to Baltic destinations

12.02.2016
More direct flights to Baltic destinations

Riga International Airport is the largest air traffic hub in the Baltic States with flights to 69 destinations in winter and to 89 destinations in summer, provided by 21 airlines. Among them the largest carrier is the Latvian national airline airBaltic which connects Riga with more than 60 destinations. For 2016 their new highlight is Reykjavik, Iceland, and there will also be numerous improvements to the existing network around the Baltic Sea including new direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius.

In the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, two new airlines announced the commencement of their operations with the Spanish low cost airline Vueling offering flights to Barcelona and Germania connecting Vilnius with Zurich. In 2016, overall 19 airlines will be operating regular flights from Vilnius International Airport to 44 destinations in Europe and beyond.

In Tallinn the biggest news is the newcomer Nordic Aviation, a newly established Estonian airline operating in cooperation with Adria Airways, a member of the world’s largest airline alliance Star Alliance. Among new or more frequent connections to and from Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport will be Munich, Vienna and Paris.