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2020.05.18 11:33

AirBaltic resumes Vilnius–Riga flights

BNS2020.05.18 11:33

Latvian airline AirBaltic is relaunching Vilnius–Riga flights on Monday.

The first AirBaltic plane is scheduled to land in Vilnius at 13:05 and leave for Riga at 14:05, according to data from Vilnius Airport.

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Flights resume taking into account various restrictions, the Latvian company said. It also plans to resume Vilnius–Tallinn flights on May 25.

The airline grounded all flights from the Baltic countries on March 17 due to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions. It planned to resume flights earlier in May, but had to delay the relaunch due to a low demand.

Germany's Lufhansawas the first airline to relaunch regular flights from Vilnius, while some other carriers have also submitted applications to the government.

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