Low-cost airline Transavia belonging to the Air France-KLM group will start its service from Riga Airport the next summer season, offering two weekly flights between Riga and Paris (Orly Airport).
Transavia will fly from Riga to Orly twice a week – on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The service from Riga will be launched on 29 March 2020.
“I am delighted to welcome Transavia to Riga Airport and would like to point out that, in addition to another great option for travelling to the French capital renowned for its cultural and historic values, our passengers will also gain access to Transavia’s wide network of flights with nearly 60 destinations from Orly throughout Europe and the Mediterranean,” said Ilona Lice, Chairperson of the Board of Riga Airport.
The Air France-KLM group low-cost airline Transavia offers flights from France (Orly, Nantes, Lyon) and the Netherlands (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Eindhoven and Groningen) to more than 100 destinations in Europe and the Mediterranean. Transavia carried 15.8 million passengers in 2018.
Riga International Airport is a fast-growing Northern European air traffic hub. The 20 airlines operating at Riga Airport offer more than 90 destinations in the winter season and more than 100 in the summer season. In 2018, Riga Airport handled over 7 million passengers – nearly a half of the entire Baltic air passenger traffic.
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