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New Route of the Day (29 May 2024): airBaltic between Palanga and Amsterdam

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airBaltic inaugurated operations between Palanga, on Lithuania’s Baltic coast, and Amsterdam on Wednesday 29 May. The 1,135-kilometre service will be maintained with the A220-300 aircraft on Wednesdays and Sundays. The carrier faces no competition between the two cities.

Flight BT1061, which originates in Riga, departs Palanga at 12:50 local time, arriving in Amsterdam at 14:00 local time. The return service, operating as flight BT1062, takes off from Schiphol Airport at 14:45 local time, touching back down in Lithuania at 17:45 local time.

What they said

Mantas Vrubliauskas, Vice President Network Development at airBaltic: “We are thrilled to expand our services in Palanga with the new direct route to Amsterdam, which is one the largest airport hubs in Europe and one of the most demanded destinations from Palanga airport. This addition greatly enhances the connectivity of Western Lithuania, with more than 100 destinations connected via Amsterdam. This route will also be important in attracting new visitors to the beautiful Western Lithuanian region. This new route is also a testament to our excellent cooperation with Lithuanian airports and Klaipeda region.”

Tomas Zitikis, Head of Route Development, Lithuanian Airports: “This route is very important for the entire Western Lithuania region. It will benefit both those passengers who will be able to reach Amsterdam directly and quickly as their final destination, and those who will be able to use convenient connecting flights through this aviation hub to reach, for example, the United States. Without doubt, this convenient flight is also an opportunity for our country to attract more tourists from Western Europe. We are very pleased and delighted with the decision of our long-standing partner airBaltic to expand at the Lithuanian seaside airport.”

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airBaltic’s begins second Palanga service

airBaltic celebrated 15 years of continuous operations in Palanga this April. Throughout these years, the airline has provided daily flights linking Lithuania’s coast to the Latvian capital of Riga.

The introduction of operations to Amsterdam marks its second service from Palanga. Throughout 2024, airBaltic plans to link Lithuania with 19 destinations and will continue to station two aircraft in Vilnius. Operating from bases in Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius, Tampere, and seasonally in Gran Canaria, airBaltic serves over 130 routes.

Apart from airBaltic, Palanga is also served by Norwegian from Oslo OSL, Ryanair from London STN and seasonally from Dublin, as well as SAS from Copenhagen.

Palanga is s a resort city in western Lithuania. It is the busiest and the largest summer resort in the country and has sandy beaches and sand dunes.

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