Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 26
By Ali Mustafayev - Trend:
The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new summer seasonal route between Riga and Almaty in Kazakhstan on April 29, the press service of the company said in a message.
The new route will offer new convenient travel options for travelers from the Baltics and Kazakhstan to airBaltic network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia and the Middle East.
“We are now the first Northern European airline to launch direct flights to Almaty, which is a vibrant city in the heart of Kazakhstan. Riga-Almaty will be the second longest flight on our network. We are delighted to offer our European passengers a new and exciting destination in CIS as well to improve connectivity between the Baltics, Europe and Scandinavia for travelers from Kazakhstan,” Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic said.
The airline will operate 3 flights weekly from Riga to Almaty. Passengers will board a Bombardier CS300 aircraft for a flight that will last approximately 5 hours and 15 minutes. One-way ticket prices start at 159 EUR, including airport fees and transaction costs.