The Latvian national airline airBaltic was chosen by the government of Sweden in a procurement procedure for affordable flights on 99 routes to airports in Europe, Middle East, and the CIS.
Riga – Tero Taskila, Chief Commercial Officer of airBaltic: “We welcome the fact that the Swedish government has selected airBaltic for low prices and convenient connections just like the goverments of Finland, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Switzerland have done over the past year.
airBaltic was recently awarded the title of the European Airline of the Year and handed ATW Phoenix Award, which has the same meaning for airlines as the Oscar award for filmmakers. We consider being chosen by the governments for affordable and convenient flights as a sign of appreciation by our customers.”
The agreement between airBaltic and the Swedish government will take effect on June 1 and offer public sector employees from 265 government bodies and agencies affordable travel on 99 routes in business and economy class to destinations such as Amman, Beirut, Dubai, Brussels, Frankfurt, Belgrade, Moscow, Tbilisi.
In Sweden, airBaltic offers flights from/to Stockholm, Gothenburg, Umea, Lulea, Visby. airBaltic serves 80 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these, airBaltic offers convenient connections via North Hub Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.