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airBaltic lunches direct flights from Riga to Skopje, Chisinau, and Pristina


airBaltic announces new direct flights connecting Riga with Skopje, Chisinau, and Pristina, enhancing travel options and fostering connectivity within Eastern Europe for its 2024 summer schedule.

RIGA – The Latvian national airline airBaltic announces that as part of its 2024 summer season, it has launched direct flights from Riga to Skopje, Chisinau, and Pristina. These new services connect Latvia’s capital with the new destinations of North Macedonia, Moldova, and Kosovo, offering two weekly flights to each new city and enhanced travel options.

Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, is a city where history and modernity meet, offering a unique blend that captures the essence of Eastern Europe. The city is known for its diverse architectural landscape, which includes Ottoman-era buildings, Byzantine churches, and modern neoclassical structures. As a cultural center, Skopje features numerous museums, such as the Museum of the Macedonian Struggle, and vibrant markets like the Old Bazaar. With its recent urban enhancements and rich history, Skopje provides a fascinating and hospitable experience for all its visitors. Flights between Riga and Skopje are scheduled to take 2 hours and 46 minutes.

Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, is definitely an intriguing destination of Eastern Europe. This city is characterized by its leafy boulevards and lush parks. Chisinau’s architectural style displays a mix of Soviet-era designs and modern renovations, providing a backdrop for its evolving cultural scene. The city is bustling with art galleries, live music venues, and traditional Moldovan restaurants offering local wines and cuisines. Chisinau’s commitment to cultural preservation alongside its dynamic growth makes it a compelling stop for travelers seeking a deep cultural immersion. Flights between Riga and Chisinau are scheduled to take 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Pristina, the capital of Kosovo, is rapidly emerging as a vibrant city in the Balkans. Despite its youthful energy, Pristina respects its deep historical roots, visible in landmarks like the Imperial Mosque and the ethnographic museum housed in a traditional Ottoman inn. The cityscape is a canvas of stark contrasts, featuring brutalist Yugoslav architecture alongside contemporary buildings. Pristina is also a hub for arts and culture, with numerous festivals, trendy cafes, and arts venues that reflect its cosmopolitan spirit. Its ongoing urban development and cultural vibrancy make Pristina an exciting and welcoming destination for visitors looking for new adventures in Europe. Flights between Riga and Pristina are scheduled to take 2 hours and 50 minutes.

Tickets can be purchased on airBaltic’s website at

During the summer season 2024, airBaltic will offer 15 new routes from the Baltics and Tampere.

airBaltic operates more than 130 routes from Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius, Tampere and, seasonally, Gran Canaria, offering connections to a wide range of destinations in the airline’s route network in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Caucasus region.

airBaltic’s Upgraded Mobile App with Advanced Features

Αλσο, airBaltic announce its upcoming mobile app, equipped with new features, which will significantly improve the travel experience for all customers. The new app is planned to launch in mid-2024 and will offer a smooth and user-friendly experience with features designed to enhance every aspect of the airline’s service experience.

The new features include a user-friendly interface and use the latest technologies for better performance. airBaltic has added features that will allow travellers to manage trips more easily, track their status, and receive updates on changes. The app will support more customization, such as adding baggage and selecting meals. The airline is also introducing digital boarding passes in the app for easier airport access and expanding features for airBaltic Club members.

Māris Rudens, Head of Marketing Loyalty, Customer Experience, Partnership at airBaltic: “We are excited to reveal the upcoming enhancements to our brand-new mobile app, designed to significantly elevate the overall travel experience for our customers. These updates are just the start. As we launch the first phase of our app in mid-2024, our passengers can expect even more advanced features to enhance their travels with airBaltic.”

The new airBaltic app will replace the current one, which is used by over 250 000 people annually, has more than 150 000 active users each month, and facilitates over 5 000 bookings each month. It will be available to all airBaltic customers and will feature a straightforward enrollment process for newcomers.

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