Latvian airline airBaltic launches Manchester-Riga route
latvian airline airBaltic has launched new scheduled flights between Manchester and Riga.
The carrier now connects the two cities with two weekly flights using Airbus A220-300s.
The airline also continues to offer flights from London, Aberdeen and Edinburgh to the Latvian capital.
Martin Gauss, Managing Director of airBaltic, said: “Riga is a vibrant city and the main business center of the Baltic States and has a lot to offer both business and leisure travelers.
“It is also a very convenient transfer point with excellent connections within our extensive network of roads.
“Our expanding 2021 roadmap reflects the demand we see for destinations after more countries reopen for travelers.”
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Karen Smart, Managing Director of Manchester Airport, added: “It’s great to see airBaltic start flights to Riga from Manchester Airport. business travelers.
“We look forward to working closely with the airBaltic team as it grows and develops from Manchester Airport.”