Largest number of new routes – airBaltic announces 18 new routes

The Latvian airline airBaltic has today published its flight schedule for the upcoming summer season next year, which will begin at the end of March 2023. The airline plans to launch 18 new routes from the Baltics and to connect Riga to almost 70 routes across its network.

Martin Gauss, President and CEO of airBaltic: “This is the largest number of new routes in a single season we have ever seen at airBaltic. We continue to be committed to our home cities in the Baltics and improving connectivity to and from the region. We are glad to expand airBaltic offering for the next summer season both with new route additions and increased flight frequencies on our existing leisure and city break routes.”

All of the routes are bookable now on for the most attractive price levels.

Destination served Flight frequency Start date Price *, GREEN
Riga – Istanbul (Turkey) 4 flights weekly April 2, 2023 179 EUR
Riga – Hannover (Germany) 2 flights weekly April 15, 2023 69 EUR
Riga – Bucharest (Romania) 3 flights weekly May 1, 2023 79 EUR
Riga – Porto (Portugal) 2 flights weekly May 1, 2023 149 EUR
Riga – Burgas (Bulgaria) 2 flights weekly May 2, 2023 99 EUR
Riga – Bilbao (Spain) 2 flights weekly May 4, 2023 149 EUR
Riga – Tivat (Montenegro) 2 flights weekly May 4, 2023 89 EUR
Riga – Yerevan (Armenia) 2 flights weekly May 16, 2023 129 EUR
Riga – Belgrade (Serbia) 2 flights weekly May 16, 2023 79 EUR
Riga – Baku (Azerbaijan) 2 flights weekly May 17, 2023 149 EUR
Tallinn – Split (Croatia) 2 flights weekly May 1, 2023 109 EUR
Tallinn – Rhodes (Greece) 2 flights weekly May 1, 2023 119 EUR
Tallinn – Dubrovnik (Croatia) 2 flights weekly May 2, 2023 109 EUR
Tallinn – Heraklion (Greece) 2 flights weekly May 3, 2023 119 EUR
Vilnius – Malaga (Spain) 2 flights weekly May 2, 2023 109 EUR
Vilnius – Palma de Mallorca (Spain) 2 flights weekly May 2, 2023 109 EUR
Vilnius – Nice (France) 2 flights weekly May 3, 2023 79 EUR
Vilnius – Heraklion (Greece) 2 flights weekly May 4, 2023 99 EUR

*Lowest fare (one-way), including taxes, fees and service charges, on, subject to availability

In the upcoming summer season, airBaltic plans to add a total of 18 new routes – 10 from Riga, 4 from Tallinn and 4 from Vilnius. Additionally, the airline will increase flight frequencies on such popular routes from Riga as Barcelona, Lisbon, Rome and more.

A full schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company’s homepage at

airBaltic in brief:

airBaltic (Air Baltic Corporation AS) connects the Baltic region with over 70 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. Over the last 26 years, airBaltic has developed into a strong, profitable and internationally respected airline, which employs more than 2000 employees. airBaltic is by far the best-known international brand in Latvia and is responsible for more than 2.5% of the Latvian GDP. airBaltic operates 36 Airbus A220-300 aircraft. airBaltic has received numerous international awards for excellence and innovative services. Skytrax has awarded Latvian airline airBaltic a five–star COVID-19 safety rating and the Best Airline in Eastern Europe in 2022. In addition, airBaltic is one of the Top twenty airlines for COVID-19 compliance by the safety, product, and COVID-19 rating agency In 2018 and 2019 airBaltic received the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the Market Leader of the Year. In addition, in 2019 airBaltic received Sector Leadership Award by Airline Business. airBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds 97.96% of the stock, while the rest of the shareholders hold 2.04%.

The aviation industry indirectly provides close to 30 000 jobs in Latvia, while millions of people transfer through Riga, yet many more arrive to Latvia. Each year foreign tourists spend more than EUR 750 million in Latvia. Find out more: