The Latvian airline airBaltic in cooperation with Etihad Airways will launch a direct service between Riga and Abu Dhabi on October 29, 2017. So far passengers have made over 9 000 bookings in this connection.
Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “Abu Dhabi is a major international hub with 25 million passengers. It opens up endless possibilities of planning exotic trips from Riga thanks to our cooperation with Etihad Airways. Most popular such destinations booked at airBaltic homepage have so far been Colombo, Seychelles, Phuket, Melbourne, and Sydney.”
airBaltic’s service to Abu Dhabi has been popular among travelers outside Latvia as well, as 30% of the bookings currently come from transfer passengers mostly from Scandinavia and the Baltics.
The inaugural flight between the two cities is already sold out. Moreover, airBaltic has seen additional demand for the flight to the Formula Grand Prix, which will take place in Abu Dhabi on the last weekend of November. Book your hotel room in Abu Dhabi.
|Route||Flight frequency||Start date||Price*, Basic||Price*, Premium||Price*, Business|
|Riga – Abu Dhabi||4 flights weekly||October 29, 2017||129 EUR||249 EUR||799 EUR|
*Lowest fare, including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com, subject to availability
airBaltic will operate the Riga – Abu Dhabi route 4 times weekly. Passengers will board a Bombardier CS300 aircraft for a flight that will last 6 hours and 15 minutes. One-way ticket prices start at 129 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 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these locations, airBaltic offers convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East. In addition, airBaltic also offers direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius.