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airBaltic to start Tallinn-Turku flights in October

Alla Petrova, BC, Riga/Tallinn , 12.08.2009.Print version
On October 1, 2009, the Latvian airline airBaltic will start operations on the Turku –Tallinn route. This will be the first Estonia-Finland link for airBaltic, ionformed BC Janis Vanags.

Bertolt Flick, President and CEO of airBaltic: „Estonian market is important for airBaltic – we stepped up flight frequency on the Tallinn-Riga route by offering up to seven flights daily with excellent connections to Western Europe, Scandinavia, Mediterranean region and the CIS, we wrote history by opening the first international scheduled service from Tartu. Now we take another major step by starting Tallinn-Turku service. The new route will help to attract foreign tourists who support Estonia’s economy.“

 

Tallinn-Turku is the first new route of airBaltic that links Estonia and Finland. airBaltic has introduced a total of eleven new destinations from its home base in Riga this year – Turku (Finland), Tromso (Norway), Linkoping (Sweden), Palanga and Kaunas (Lithuania), Tartu (Estonia), Pskov (Russia), Warsaw (Poland), Geneva (Switzerland), Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Frankfurt (Germany).

 

The number of passengers of airBaltic has grown 68 % on the flights to/from Estonia in the first seven months of 2009 when the airline carried 99 055 passengers. The number of passengers stood at 58 754 in the same January-July period in 2008.

 

NEW FLIGHTS

Days of operation

Start date

Price (incl.taxes, fees, charges)*

Turku (Finland)- Tallinn (Estonia)

Daily

October 1

37  EUR

591 EEK

27 LVL

*The lowest fare available in the Internet at www.airbaltic.com






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