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airBaltic to launch Riga – Varna, Bulgaria

airBaltic will fly from Riga to Varna two times a week on Tuesdays and Fridays.

RIGA – Latvian airline airBaltic has concluded an agreement with the international tour operator Tez Tour for summer flights from Riga to Varna, Bulgaria. The new two weekly return flights will start on 24 June 2014 and offer convenient connections between the two cities and beyond to destinations in the Baltic region, Scandinavia and Russia.

Christophe Viatte, Chief Commercial Officer of airBaltic: “The new route will offer excellent opportunities to travellers visiting the warm and sunny Varna by the Black Sea. For the upcoming summer season we will discontinue a number of routes, recording somewhat weaker demand. This move makes an aircraft capacity available for the new route.”

Konstantins Palgovs, General Manager of Tez Tour in the Baltics: “Varna is a popular and highly demanded holiday destination for our travellers, and we are delighted to partner with airBaltic to start flights on the route.”

airBaltic will fly from Riga to Varna two times a week on Tuesdays and Fridays. Passengers will board a Boeing 737-300 aircraft for a flight that will last for 2 hours 40 minutes.

airBaltic serves over 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these locations, airBaltic offers convenient connections via North Hub Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.

Tez Tour offers charter flight to travellers all year round. Tez Tour customers are welcome to visit Turkey, Greece, Spain, Egypt, UAE, Thailand, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Maldives, as well as skiing resorts in Austria, Italy and Andorra.

Photo caption: Martin Gauss, CEO airBaltic (left) with Konstantins Palgovs, General Manager of Tez Tour in the Baltics.

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