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Emirates signs codeshare agreement with airBaltic

Emirates has signed a codeshare agreement with airBaltic to offer passengers enhanced connectivity to/from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and Finland.

The codeshare partnership will open new travel opportunities for passengers of both Emirates and airBaltic. It will offer Emirates’ passengers easy access to the Baltic Sea region. airBaltic passengers’ will also benefit from easy access to Emirates’ extensive network, via Dubai.

The codeshare agreement will offer passengers from key markets across the Middle East, West Asia, Far East and Australia, greater access and connectivity to the Baltic States.

Emirates will place its “EK” marketed code on airBaltic flights operated between:

  • Dubai – Riga (Latvia)
  • Riga – Tallinn (Estonia)
  • Riga – Vilnius (Lithuania)
  • Riga – Helsinki (Finland)

airBalitc will also place its “BT” marketed code on Emirates’ routes between:

  • Dubai – Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Dubai – Jakarta (Indonesia)

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The partnership will also offer passengers added travel benefits including easy booking with a single-ticket, competitive fares and one baggage policy. Tickets can be purchased on emirates.com, online travel agencies and local travel agents. Customers can book flights for travel starting 29th November 2021.

Adnan Kazim, Chief Commercial Officer, Emirates, said:

We’re very pleased to announce a new partnership with airBaltic, the leading airline in the Baltics, which enables us to offer Emirates customers even more travel choices and connectivity in the Baltic region. It will also open up Emirates’ exciting network of global destinations to more travellers from the Baltics. We look forward to the start of a successful partnership.

Martin Gauss, President and CEO of airBaltic, said:

Emirates is a truly global connectivity provider, and we are excited to start a new partnership alongside direct flights between Riga and Dubai which we commenced in September. The new partnership will enable our passengers to reach new exciting destinations in Asia, Australia and beyond.

Emirates presently has codeshare agreements in place with 22 airline partners and two rail companies. The airline also has an interline agreement with over 115 airlines and rail companies.

Meanwhile, Emirates recently announced that it will operate a Boeing B777 test flight with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel.

Featured image by Emirates and airBaltic

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