Latvian national carrier airBaltic and Romanian carrier Tarom have recently announced an extension to their codeshare agreement effective May 1, as airBaltic initiates their new Riga-Bucharest service.
The agreement will provide the passengers with new advantages, and to connect both companies’ networks in Bucharest and Riga, furtherincreasing flexibility for a seamless connection between the networks.
Announced on March 30, Latvian airBaltic and Romanian Tarom have extended their codeshare agreement as a result of the new Riga – Bucharest service to be offered by airBaltic.
The newly extended agreement is set to take effect on May 1, which is when the route is set to be inaugurated.
Benefitting from this will be the customers, who will take advantage of the connection of extended networks via the partner hubs of Riga and Bucharest.
This will allow for for increased flexibility and seamless connectivity across the two partner airline’s networks.
Additionally, airBaltic customers will benefit from an increased frequency on flights to their desired destination within the region, while Tarom customers will have seamless connectivity to the Baltics and other airBaltic destinations.
On the new agreement, Martin Gauss, President & CEO of airBaltic said the following: “We are delighted to extend our fruitful codeshare partnership with Tarom, which will allow us to offer more travel options and flexibility to our customers.”
“By joining forces, we can better serve our passengers, offering them seamless connectivity and more choices when planning their travels.”
Tarom CEO, Costin Iordache, also commented, saying: “We are glad and honoured to extend this partnership with airBaltic, a much respected European airline that we share a lot of values with, in terms of high operational integrity and customer experience.”
“We selected routes that we believe our passengers will be very interested in, and have been able to put together an important number of destinations, which will cater for the increased offer of this year.”
Multiple route choices
airBaltic provides flights to more than 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius and Tampere, but recently announced the biggest summer destination chart ever from all of these hubs.
Across the board, the new routes are as follows, and could be a possible connecting spot for Tarom passengers:
- FROM RIGA
- Istanbul – 4 flights weekly from April 2.
- Hannover – 2 flights weekly from April 15.
- Bucharest – 3 flights weekly from May 1.
- Porto – 2 flights weekly from May 1.
- Burgas – 2 flights weekly from May 2.
- Bilbao – 2 flights weekly from May 4.
- Tivat – 2 flights weekly from May 4.
- Yerevan – 2 flights weekly from May 16.
- Belgrade – 2 flights weekly from May 16.
- Baku – 2 flights weekly from May 17.
- FROM TALLINN
- Split – 2 flights weekly from May 1.
- Rhodes – 2 flights weekly from May 1.
- Dubrovnik – 2 flights weekly from May 2.
- Heraklion – 2 flights weekly from May 3.
- FROM VILNIUS
- Malaga – 2 flights weekly from May 2.
- Palma de Mallorca – 2 flights weekly from May 2.
- Nice – 2 flights weekly from May 3.
- Heraklion – 2 flights weekly from May 4.
- FROM TAMPERE
- Nice – 2 flights weekly from May 2.
- Milan – 2 flights weekly from May 4.