airBaltic will likely be launching new scheduled flights between Riga and Dubai on September 1st.
The Latvian airline has scheduled to attach each cities with 4 weekly flights.
Martin Gauss, chief govt of airBaltic: “Dubai for years has been probably the most vital unserved locations from Riga.
“Now, with the Expo 2020 beginning in October, we are going to supply a direct connection from Riga, which will likely be appreciated by many passengers throughout the Baltic area and Scandinavia.
“Moreover, the brand new route will present a superb connectivity farther from Dubai Worldwide (DXB) to the Center East, Asia-Pacific and Africa.”
Flights between Riga and Dubai will likely be operated by the Airbus A220-300 plane.
Hanan Al Aleeli, ambassador of the UAE to Latvia, mentioned: “Expo 2020 Dubai would be the first in-person world mega occasion for the reason that pandemic started, which will likely be welcoming thousands and thousands of tourists from everywhere in the world.
“Subsequently, the timing of those handy and quick flights between Riga and Dubai earlier than the occasion is outstanding, and can contribute not solely to financial growth, but additionally in creating additional alternatives for political, cultural and people-to-people ties between the UAE and Latvia.
“Emiratis and Latvians themselves are what has created the demand for these flights, a direct results of the shut relationship between our two nations.”