The Latvian airline airBaltic yesterday, on April 29, launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Almaty in Kazakhstan. The new service offers convenient travel between the two cities, and beyond to destinations in the Baltics, Scandinavia, Russia, and the CIS.
Wolfgang Reuss, Senior Vice President of Network Management at airBaltic: “We are delighted to launch flights between Riga and Almaty for the summer season of 2018. Thanks to our modernised fleet of CS300 aircraft we now can reach further destinations and offer an improved flying experience for travellers on the world’s most modern aircraft. The new route from Riga to Almaty is the second longest flight on our network.”
|Route||Flight frequency||Start date||Price *,
|Riga – Almaty (Kazakhstan)||3 flights weekly||April 29, 2018||159 EUR||199 EUR||739 EUR|
*Lowest fare (one way), including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com, subject to availability
airBaltic flies from Riga to Almaty 3 flights weekly. Passengers will board a Bombardier CS300 aircraft for a flight that will last approximately 5 hours and 15 minutes. One-way ticket prices start at 159 EUR, including airport fees and transaction costs. A full schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company’s homepage at www.airbaltic.com.
airBaltic serves over 70 routes from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. For summer 2018, airBaltic has introduced eight new destinations from Riga to Malaga, Lisbon, Split, Bordeaux, Gdansk, Almaty as well as Sochi and Kaliningrad. In addition, airBaltic launched a new direct route connecting Tallinn and London.
Riga, April 30, 2018