airBaltic S12 Initial Operation Changes as of 18OCT11

As per 18OCT11 GDS timetable and inventory display, airBaltic’s Summer 2012 planned operation as follows. The Summer season continues to see the airline shrinking its operation compared to Summer 2011 season.

Details as follows, note further changes remain possible. All comparison is based on S12 vs S11.

Riga – Aalesund eff 26MAY12 Increases from 3 to 4 weekly, new flight on Saturdays
Riga – Baku Reduces from 3 to 2 weekly
Riga – Barcelona Reduces from Daily to 5 weekly
Riga – Bari Reduces from 2 to 1 weekly
Riga – Belgrade Service Cancelled
Riga – Berlin eff 03JUN12 Service transfers from Tegel to Brandenburg
Riga – Billund eff 02JUN12 Increases from 6 weekly to Daily
Riga – Copenhagen Increases from 3 to 4 Daily, new flight operates at mid-afternoon hours
BT137 RIX1440 – 1515CPH DH4 D
BT138 CPH1600 – 1835RIX DH4 D

Riga – Gdansk Reduces from 6 weekly to 4 weekly
Riga – Helsinki Summer service reduces from 7 Daily in S11 to 5 Daily in S12
Riga – Kaliningrad Reduces from 13 weekly to Daily (reduction in effect from W11)
Riga – Kiev Increases from 3 to 4 Daily, new flight operates at mid-afternoon hours
BT408 RIX1430 – 1620KBP DH4 D
BT409 KBP1650 – 1840RIX DH4 D

Riga – Lappeenranta Reduce from Daily to 6 weekly
Riga – London Gatwick Reduces from 11 weekly to Daily
Riga – Nice Peak season service in Summer operates 3 weekly, reduced from 4 weekly in S11
Riga – Odessa Summer service begins from 17MAY12, and is operating 5 times a week, increasing from 3 in S11
BT410 RIX2355 – 0220+1ODS 733 x147
BT410 RIX2355 – 0220+1ODS DH4 4

BT411 ODS0645 – 0920RIX 733 x125
BT411 ODS0645 – 0920RIX DH4 5

Riga – Oulu Summer service operates from 01MAY12 to 25SEP12, offering 5 weekly nonstop service, replacing Daily 1-stop service in S11
BT309 RIX1930 – 2120OUL DH4 x47
BT310 OUL0740 – 0930RIX DH4 x15

Riga – Palanga Peak season service in Summer operates Daily, reduced from 13 weekly (reduction in effect from W11)
Riga – Paris CDG Reduces from 10 weekly to Daily
Riga – St. Petersburg 12 weekly service operates with Dash8-Q400, replaces Boeing 737 in S11
Riga – Stavanger eff 02MAY12 Increases from 4 to 5 weekly, new flight operates on Wednesdays (Summer service operates from 21APR12)
Riga – Stockholm Increases from 3 to 4 Daily, new flight operates at late-morning hours
BT105 RIX1110 – 1125ARN DH4 D
BT106 ARN1150 – 1405RIX DH4 D

Riga – Tallinn Service reduce from 7 Daily to 5 Daily (reduction in effect from W11)
Riga – Tampere Reduces from Daily to 6 weekly
Riga – Tashkent Peak season service in Summer operates twice weekly, reduced from 3 weekly in S11
Riga – Tbilisi Service reduces from 6 weekly 757 to 4 weekly 737
Riga – Tel Aviv Reduces from Daily to 6 weekly, however Boeing 757 aircraft operates in S12, replaces 737
Riga – Vaasa Reduces from Daily to 5 weekly
Riga – Venice Reduces from 4 to 3 weekly
Riga – Vilnius Reduces from 7 to 5 Daily (reduction in effect from W11)
Riga – Warsaw Peak season in Summer operates 10 weekly, reduced from 19 in S11

Following Routes operating during Summer season are cancelled for the moment. There may be a possibility of reinstatement in the coming months:
Riga – Almaty
Riga – Athens
Riga – Kuopio
Riga – Madrid
Riga – Tampere – Rovaniemi (Tampere service is kept)
Riga – Tromso
Riga – Umea (including service via Vaasa)
Riga – Visby
Riga – Yerevan