Flight to ‘nowhere’: a flight scheduled for Riga-Riga

In the current conditions of the Covid-19 pandemic, when flights have become almost exclusive entertainment, people’s desire to take off has not disappeared, so flights to nowhere have become relevant. Such adventures have been organized by airlines such as the Australian “Qantas”, the Taiwanese airline “EVA Air”, the Japanese airline “All Nipon Airways”, as well as South Korean and Singapore airlines. Such flights have gained widespread popularity in Asian countries, with tickets redeemed within minutes of the flight being announced. Now we will have such an opportunity!

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On October 25, a flight from Riga Airport to nowhere is planned. The almost one-and-a-half-hour flight Riga-Riga is scheduled for Sunday afternoon at 5.15 pm. The flight will take place on airBaltic’s Airbus A220-300 aircraft. It is organized by the travel agency “Balt-Go” in cooperation with the national airline.

“We often hear sentences from our customers: how much I would like to fly somewhere! I haven’t been anywhere in a long time! Enjoy driving to the airport, boarding a plane, flying and landing again, it’s almost dreamed of as a miraculous Christmas present. Reading news from Asia “This is how we can travel to Latvia on a plane. This time, together with airBaltic, we planned a flight to Kurzeme,” says Līga Pommere, the head of the travel agency “Balt-Go”, about the development of the idea.

Martin Gauss, Chairman of the Board of airBaltic, said: “It is clear that people lack travel and flying experience. We appreciate the Balt-Go initiative, which is organizing a flight that will allow passengers to enjoy the best that flying can offer. to observe the scenic nature of Latvia, to enjoy the professional attention of our crew and local cuisine. “

The flight Riga-Riga will last 1 hour and 25 minutes. During the flight, the chef of “LSG Sky Chefs” will take care of a gastronomic trip for taste buds. The menu includes special dishes from the 1937 cookbook written by the housekeepers of the Latvian Chamber of Agriculture. Actor Andris Bulis will take the role of a guide to Kurzeme flight tours on October 25.

During the flight, as long as the weather conditions are favorable, it is planned to reduce the flight altitude to 900-1000 meters, which will allow a good view of what is happening on the ground. In turn, when the plane is over Pavilosta, passengers will be able to experience and enjoy the sunset over the Baltic Sea.

It will be possible to purchase only 135 tickets for the exclusive flight on the specially created portal here. Their price starts from 159 euros per passenger.

It is important to emphasize that passengers going on this Kurzeme flight will not have to observe self-isolation. During the flight, the aircraft will not cross the Latvian border and it will take off and land only at Riga Airport.

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