Riga, Latvian, 24.03.2022 – airline airBaltic in cooperation with international tour operator Tez Tour Latvija announces charter flights from Riga for the upcoming summer season, which will include such popular destinations as Antalya in Turkey, Burgas in Bulgaria and Araxos in Peloponnese, Greece.
Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “As the summer season is getting closer, we are putting the finishing touches to our charter program with long-time partner Tez Tour. We are glad to be able to offer wider travel opportunities to Latvian passengers this summer.”
Konstantins Palgovs, CEO of Tez Tour Latvia: “We are glad that, using the synergies of other leaders of the aviation and tourism industry, airBaltic and Tez Tour Latvia will be offering a product of high European quality in various budget categories also in the 2022 summer season. After two years of Covid-19 restrictions, demand for mass tourism destinations is very strong. For tourists choosing a company they could entrust with organizing their holidays, reputation is one of the main criteria.”
“The average bill of such trips is much larger than just the price of the air ticket. In such trips, there are also included the costs of at least 7 nights at a hotel, food, transportation to the resorts, etc. Obviously, for many Latvians, this makes up a significant part of their family budget, for which they expect to receive a safe and affordable product of top-notch quality,” Konstantins Palgovs adds.
Now airBaltic Club stamp card is available for Tez Tour charter flights as well – airBaltic Club members can collect stamps and get valuable prizes, such as airBaltic Club points, free seat reservation, heavy cabin baggage and 10 EUR discount vouchers or even airBaltic Club Executive status for a year. In order to participate in stamp card and enjoy the travel benefits member has to open the airBaltic Club app, tap the View airBaltic stamps section, book the next charter flight with Tez Tour and add the membership number during the booking process.
During the summer season of 2022 airBaltic and Tez Tour Latvija will offer scheduled charter flights to Antalya (Turkey), Burgas (Bulgaria) and Araxos (Peloponnese, Greece). In April, the company will also continue to offer charter flights to Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt.
airBaltic continues to offer the best connectivity to and from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, connecting them with leading European business centers and transit hubs. In addition, airBaltic offers a wide variety of leisure destinations from Riga, Latvia.
airBaltic in brief:
airBaltic (Air Baltic Corporation AS) connects the Baltic region with over 70 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. Over the last 25 years airBaltic has developed as a strong, profitable and internationally respected airline. airBaltic is by far the best known international brand of Latvia and responsible for more than 2.5% of the Latvian GDP. airBaltic operates 33 Airbus A220-300 aircraft. airBaltic has received numerous international awards for excellence and innovative services. Skytrax has awarded Latvian airline airBaltic a five–star COVID-19 safety rating. In addition, airBaltic is one of the Top twenty airlines for COVID-19 compliance by the safety, product, and COVID-19 rating agency Airlineratings.com. In 2018 and 2019 airBaltic received the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the Market Leader of the Year. In addition, in 2019 airBaltic received Sector Leadership Award by Airline Business. airBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds 97.03% of the stock, while the rest of the shareholders hold 2.97%.
Aviation industry indirectly provides close to 30 000 jobs in Latvia, while millions of people transfer through Riga, yet many more arrive to Latvia. Each year foreign tourists spend more than EUR 750 million in Latvia. Find out more: https://blog.airbaltic.com/airbaltic-an-asset-for-the-national-economy-of-latvia/.
Tez Tour Latvija in brief:
Tez Tour is the leading Latvian tour operator that has been operating on the Latvian market since 2002, organizing trips to different countries worldwide. Tez Tour organizes trips from Latvia to resorts in Andorra, Austria, Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Italy, Cyprus, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, UAE, Egypt, Indonesia, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Dominican Republic and Cuba. According to BNS data, tour operator Tez Tour is the leader in the Latvian tourism market, the company has been thrice named the country’s best tour operator. Tourism industry representatives in the annual vote named Tez Tour Latvija the best company in the category “Entrepreneur of travel agencies and tour operators in 2015”. The company Tez Tour Latvija in 2016 opened its first sales office in Latvia for private service, and a second office in 2019. At the moment, Tez Tour Latvija organizes trips to eighteen countries across the world, where 24 local Tez Tour offices take care of the tourists.
For further information, please contact:
SVP Corporate Communications
A/S Air Baltic Corporation