The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route between Riga and Reykjavik on May 28, 2016. Riga is the capital and the largest city of Latvia. A popular tourist destination, Riga was the European Capital of Culture during 2014. The city’s historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Reykjavik is the capital and largest city of Iceland. It is the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state and also a popular tourist destination.
The new route by airBaltic will offer convenient travel between the two cities, and beyond to destinations in the Baltic region.
Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “The new route will offer excellent opportunities to explore Reykjavik, one of the most fascinating cities in the Nordic region with breath taking landscapes and stunning nature. At the same time, travellers from Iceland will enjoy new unique links to the Baltic region, its cultural events, unmatched architecture of its capitals, and vibrant nightlife”.
|Route||Flight frequency||Start date||
|Riga – Reykjavik||2 flights weekly||May 28, 2016||139 EUR||215 EUR||559 EUR|
* Lowest fare, including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com, subject to availability
airBaltic will fly from Riga to Reykjavik twice a week. Passengers will board a Boeing 737-300 for a flight that will last 4 hours and 5 minutes. One-way ticket prices will start at 139 EUR, including airport fees and transaction costs.