Latvian airline airBaltic have launched direct flights between Dubai and Riga, Latvia. airBaltic now links the both cities with four weekly flights, offering a wide variety of convenient connections to travelers coming from Dubai to further destinations in Europe.
Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic, said: “We see a great potential in strengthening the business ties between UAE and Latvia. airBaltic team is glad to launch this new route to Riga which is a vibrant and dynamic city in the Baltic States. The new route will play an integral role connecting the two countries and will be of a significant benefit to travelers both in the United Arab Emirates and Latvia.”
Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, said: “We are delighted to welcome airBaltic to the DXB family with the launch of their services between Dubai and Riga. Creating this additional connectivity during the year of EXPO adds to the growing strength of the DXB hub, and we are confident that it will boost the number of visitors travelling between Latvia and the UAE.”
Flights between Dubai and Riga are operated by the Airbus A220-300 aircraft.