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Riga Airport winter flight schedule includes three new routes, a total of 75+ destinations

With the start of the new flight season on 29 October, British Airways has returned to Riga after a long break, and these flights will connect Riga with Heathrow Airport in London. This connection is important not only for the Airport, as it will give the passengers of Riga Airport new opportunities to use the British airline's extensive route network in transit through Heathrow, but also for the entire tourism industry. Flights between Riga and Heathrow will take place three times a week.

On 4 November, the national airline airBaltic will start weekly flights from Riga to the Moroccan seaside resort of Agadir, while from 27 February, the Spanish holiday destination Alicante will be added to its route network with flights twice a week.

airBaltic will offer its passengers the widest network of routes from Riga – 55 direct destinations, while the Irish low-cost airline Ryanair will operate flights to 26 direct destinations.

In addition to the three new destinations, flights to Gdansk, Nice, Bucharest, Porto, Budapest, Valencia and Catania will continue this year also in the winter season.

During the winter season, 18 carriers will operate at Riga Airport, providing direct connections with 32 countries and 77 direct destinations. Regular flights from Riga Airport will be operated by 12 carriers: airBaltic, Ryanair, Norwegian, Finnair, Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines, Transavia, LOT, Turkish Airlines, British Airways and Uzbekistan Airways.

Winter charter flight programmes from Riga will be offered by six airlines, providing flights to popular sunny winter holiday destinations. Among them, Skyline Express, which is a new charter carrier at Riga Airport, will start flights from Riga to the Egyptian resort of Hurghada in cooperation with the tour operator Anex Tours.

The total number of flights this winter season is forecast to be 14 % higher than in the autumn/ winter 2022-2023.