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Thursday, 30.03.2017, 05:34
With the new summer flight schedule, Scandinavian Air System (SAS) as of 26 March has launched flights to Copenhagen, the Capital of Denmark, BC was told at Riga Airport.
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The summer flight season will start on Sunday, 26 March, and this year 89 destinations will be available to passengers travelling from Riga International Airport, the airport`s representative informed BC.
The airport of Tallinn will on Sunday launch its summer schedule which features direct flights to 36 destinations, reports LETA/BNS.
Regional Jet OU, joint venture of the state owned Estonian airline Nordica and Polish carrier LOT, is about to mainly operate services to and from Copenhagen for SAS under a six-year agreement using four ATR72-600 aircraft, reports LETA/BNS.
The Latvian national airline airBaltic carried 175,851 passengers in February this year, which is a 17 % growth from the same period in 2016, the airline said BC.
Ministry of Transport of Latvian Republic approved Lice in chairperson’s position as of March 20th, 2017. Lice believes that future of Riga International Airport lies in long-haul flights, BC learned in Riga International Airport.