airBaltic has launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Almaty in Kazakhstan.
The new service offers convenient travel between the two cities, and beyond to destinations in the Baltics, Scandinavia, Russia, and the CIS.
Wolfgang Reuss, senior vice president of network management at airBaltic, said: “We are delighted to launch flights between Riga and Almaty for the summer season of 2018.
“Thanks to our modernised fleet with CS300 aircraft we now can reach further destinations and offer an improved flying experience for travellers on the world’s most modern aircraft.
“The new route from Riga to Almaty is the second longest flight on our network.”
airBaltic flies from Riga to Almaty three flights weekly.
Passengers will board a Bombardier CS300 aircraft for a flight that will last approximately five hours and 15 minutes.
airBaltic serves over 70 routes from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East.
For summer 2018, airBaltic has introduced eight new destinations from Riga to Malaga, Lisbon, Split, Bordeaux, Gdansk, Almaty as well as Sochi and Kaliningrad.
In addition, airBaltic launched a new direct route connecting Tallinn and London.