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airBaltic and TAP Air Portugal to Start Codeshare Flights

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Krista Kuznecova
Country: Latvia Aircraft: Airplanes Airline: Air Baltic

The Latvian airline airBalticand the national airline of Portugal TAP Air Portugalhas concluded a cooperation agreement, known as codeshare agreement. This partnership will enable airBalticpassengers more and diversified options to travel within the vast network of TAP Air Portugalincluding Brazil, Portugal and Africa. In turn this agreement will offer TAP Air Portugalpassengers better connectivity to the Baltics, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officerof airBaltic: “We are delighted to start codeshare flights with TAP Air Portugal, which is among the largest airlines in Europe. TAP Air Portugalis already our 21stcodeshare partner, thus we are further extending impressive portfolio of partner airlines that ensures smooth and seamless travel for airBaltic customers around the world. airBalticwill sell flights between Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn and TAP Air Portugaldomestic network via Lisbon, as well to Lisbon via common gateways, better connecting Baltics to the world.”

“Our newest partnership with airBalticwill allow TAP Air Portugalcustomers to take advantage of new direct flights to Latvia and connecting services to the Baltic countries, thereby adding convenience and travel options to Northern Europe, in complementarity with TAP direct services to Scandinavia and Finland,” stated Antonoaldo Neves, Chief Executive Officer of TAP. 

TAP Air Portugalwill place its flight code TP on direct flights between Riga and Lisbon operated by airBalticas well as via common gateways between TAP Air Portugalnetwork and Riga.

TAP Air Portugalserves 83 destinations in 35 countries worldwide. TAPhub in Lisbon is a key European gateway at the crossroads of Africa, North, Central and South America, where TAP stands out as the international leading carrier in operation to Brazil.

airBalticserves over 70 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these locations, airBalticoffers convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. 



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