airBaltic launches flights to Batumi
Latvian airline airBaltic launched direct flights between Riga and Batumi, Georgia on May 7. airBaltic now connects both cities with two weekly flights.
Located in Georgia and bordered by the Black Sea, Batumi is a port city that is famous for its sunny beaches, impressive architecture and botanical gardens. It’s becoming as one of the most popular tourist leisure destinations.
|Destination served||Flight frequency||Start date||Price *, GREEN||Price *, GREEN Classic||Price*, Business|
|Riga–Batumi||2 flights weekly||May 7, 2022||109 EUR||155 EUR||499 EUR|
*Lowest fare (one way), including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com subject to availability
Flights between Riga and Batumi will be operated by the Airbus A220-300 aircraft. A complete schedule of airBaltic flights and tickets for the new destinations are available on the company's homepage at www.airbaltic.com.
airBaltic continues to offer the best connectivity to and from Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius and Tampere, connecting them with leading European business centers and transit hubs. In addition, airBaltic offers a wide variety of leisure destinations from Riga, Latvia.
airBaltic in brief:
airBaltic (Air Baltic Corporation AS) connects the Baltic region with over 70 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. Over the last 25 years airBaltic has developed as a strong, profitable and internationally respected airline. airBaltic is by far the best known international brand of Latvia and responsible for more than 2.5% of the Latvian GDP. airBaltic operates 34 Airbus A220-300 aircraft. airBaltic has received numerous international awards for excellence and innovative services. Skytrax has awarded Latvian airline airBaltic a five–star COVID-19 safety rating. In addition, airBaltic is one of the Top twenty airlines for COVID-19 compliance by the safety, product, and COVID-19 rating agency Airlineratings.com. In 2018 and 2019 airBaltic received the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the Market Leader of the Year. In addition, in 2019 airBaltic received Sector Leadership Award by Airline Business. airBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds 97.03% of the stock, while the rest of the shareholders hold 2.97%.
Aviation industry indirectly provides close to 30 000 jobs in Latvia, while millions of people transfer through Riga, yet many more arrive to Latvia. Each year foreign tourists spend more than EUR 750 million in Latvia. Find out more: https://blog.airbaltic.com/airbaltic-an-asset-for-the-national-economy-of-latvia/.