Latvian airline airBaltic will release scheduled flights between Manchester and Riga, capital of Latvia on March 29th.
The brand new direction will be offering handy connections to passengers travelling from Manchester to the Latvian capital and over 70 locations served from Riga to Scandinavia, Russia, the Center East and Europe.
Martin Gauss, leader govt of airBaltic: “Riga is a dynamic town and a key industry centre of the Baltic states and has so much to provide to each industry and recreational travellers.
“It’s also an overly handy switch level with very good connections inside of our huge direction community.
“Our passengers will be capable to go back and forth to each towns for terribly horny costs within the economic system or our full-service industry elegance at the new and at ease Airbus A220-300 plane.”
Direct flights between Manchester and Riga will happen 4 instances weekly.
Stephen Turner, industrial director at Manchester Airport, mentioned: “It’s nice to look airBaltic come to Manchester Airport with flights to Riga.
“It’s already a highly regarded vacation spot, so it’s nice to look the Latvian flag service come onto the direction too, giving further selection and versatility for the 22 million other folks in our huge catchment space.
“The airBaltic direction won’t simplest permit to benefit from the delights Riga has to provide but in addition hugely open up Jap Europe and Russia to our passengers, which can receive advantages industry and recreational travellers alike.”