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Air Baltic to Launch First Ever Scheduled Flight to Africa

Latvian airline, Air Baltic has announced that, starting from late October 2021, it will launch new flights from Riga to Marrakesh in Morocco. This will be the airline's first service to Africa.

Flights between Riga and Marrakesh in Morocco will be operated by the Airbus A220-300 aircraft. Flights to Marrakesh will take 5 hours and 30 minutes. Flights start from as low as 549 EUR.

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We are excited to announce our first ever scheduled route to Africa. As the leading airline in the Baltics, we continue to build our network, adding more exciting leisure destinations also for the winter season."

Marrakesh is the most popular city for international travellers in Morocco. It is a great gateway to the Atlas Mountains, the Sahara Deserts and offers plenty of places of interest. 

Air Baltic continues to offer the best connectivity to and from Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius as well as Tampere, connecting them with leading European business centers and transit hubs.

Air Baltic connects the Baltic region with over 70 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. Air Baltic operates an all-Airbus fleet of 36 Airbus A220-300 aircraft.

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