airBaltic Inaugurates New Riga-Ljubljana Service

airBaltic Airbus A220-300 departing Riga airport.
Photo: airBaltic

Travelers looking for a captivating European escape now have a new option! Latvian air carrier airBaltic has launched new direct flights between Riga, Latvia, and Ljubljana, Slovenia.

The launch was officiated by representatives from airBaltic, RIX RIGA Airport, and the Slovenian Ambassador to Latvia. This new service now establishes a convenient connection with two weekly flights.

Ljubljana: A Fusion of History and Modernity

Nestled between the majestic Alps and the sparkling Adriatic Sea, Ljubljana, is Slovenia’s capital city. The city offers visitors a captivating blend of rich history and vibrant modern life.

The picturesque Ljubljanica River winds through the city center, creating a charming atmosphere. The juxtaposition of historic buildings and contemporary urban spaces delights architectural enthusiasts.

Ljubljana thrives as a cultural hub, brimming with museums, art galleries, and theaters. Lively cafes and traditional eateries add to the city’s charm, offering a taste of local cuisine alongside a welcoming atmosphere.

Recognized for its commitment to sustainable urban development, Ljubljana promises a memorable experience for visitors worldwide.

The airBaltic flights between Riga and Ljubljana boast a comfortable travel time of approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Booking your adventure is simple – tickets are available for purchase directly on airBaltic’s website.

Expanding Horizons: airBaltic’s Growing Network

This exciting new route forms part of airBaltic’s summer season expansion. The carrier now offers a total of 15 new routes connecting the Baltics and Tampere, Finland.

Passengers flying from Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius, Tampere, and even Gran Canaria (during peak season) benefit from airBaltic’s extensive network.

This now extends to destinations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Caucasus region.

The carrier will also operate additional special pop-up flights this summer season, serving the increased passenger demand to selected destinations for a specific period of time.

The new pop-up flights will include a domestic service between airBaltic’s home base in Riga, Latvia and the coastal city of Liepaja.

Furthermore, the airline will operate pop-up flights from Tallinn, Estonia to Palma de Mallorca, Spain at the end of summer.

An airbaltic aircraft preparing for departure in overcast evening conditions.
Kārlis Dambrāns from Latvia, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The flights will be operated by Airbus A220-300 aircraft – one of the most efficient commercial aircraft in the skies.

The A220-300 offers an excellent flying experience with such benefits for passengers as wider seats, larger windows, and more hand luggage space in the cabin.

About airBaltic

Founded in 1995, airBaltic (Air Baltic Corporation AS) is a joint-stock company with the Latvian state as its primary shareholder. It presently holds an interest in 97.97% of the stock.

Over its nearly three decades of operation, airBaltic has established itself as a respected international airline, employing over 2,500 people.

Their modern fleet, comprised entirely of 47 Airbus A220-300 aircraft, is one of the youngest in Europe. airBaltic’s commitment to excellence has been recognized through numerous prestigious awards.

Skytrax has named them the best airline in their region for two consecutive years, while the International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded them the Diversity and Inclusion Team Award in 2022.

Most recently, in 2023, airBaltic received the APEX Passenger Choice Award for Best Cabin Service in Europe.

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