airBaltic to fly the Pope

airBaltic Airbus A220-300 (Bombardier CS300 - BD-500-1A11) YL-CSC (msn 55005) ZRH (Andi Hiltl). Image: 943595.

airBaltic will have the honor of hosting Pope Francis and his official delegation on their trip to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia next week.

For the first time in history airBaltic Airbus A220-300 aircraft will carry the papal delegation between the three Baltic capitals and back to Rome, Italy.

airBaltic will host the delegation on their journey from Vilnius, Lithuania, to Riga, Latvia, to Tallinn, Estonia, and from Tallinn to Rome, Italy between September 24 and September 25, 2018.

airBaltic serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. For summer 2019, airBaltic has introduced three new destinations from Tallinn to Malaga, Brussels and Copenhagen. In addition, next summer airBaltic will launch a new direct route connecting Riga and Stuttgart.

In other news, airBaltic has taken a vote on the names for its growing Airbus A220-300 fleet on social media:

The voting for most loved Latvian cities has officially ended!

We congratulate all 14 Latvian cities – we will name our Airbus A220-300 in honor of them.

Thank you all for participating and helping us to choose the Top 14!

Top Copyright Photo (all others by airBaltic): airBaltic Airbus A220-300 (Bombardier CS300 – BD-500-1A11) YL-CSC (msn 55005) ZRH (Andi Hiltl). Image: 943595.

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