Wednesday, April 15, 2009

airBaltic stops operating Vilnius-Munich flights

Today, on April 15, the Latvian national airline airBaltic stops operating flights from the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius to Munich in Germany, LETA was informed by the airline's vice-president Janis Vanags.

As of tomorrow, April 16, airBaltic will also halt Vilnius-Milan flights.

As reported, airBaltic plans to add direct flights to the Palanga-Riga route by introducing additional frequencies on Mondays and Fridays, and fly bigger aircraft on the Vilnius-Riga flights, but, at the same time, to stop operating flights from Vilnius to Western Europe.

From April 1, airBaltic offers eight nonstop flights a week between Riga and the Lithuanian resort town of Palanga. Starting from June 1, the airline will increase the frequency to 10 flights a week, by introducing additional flights on Mondays and Fridays.

This summer, airBaltic will offer flights to 50 destinations altogether.

The airline also plans to increase the number of flights on routes that it already operates: to three times per week to Baku, Bergen, Billund, Yerevan and Stavanger; to four flights per week to Kuopio; six flights to Barcelona, Dusseldorf and Tel Aviv, 10 flights to Hamburg, 11 flights to London and 12 flights to Brussels.