World's first CS300 route will be Riga-Amsterdam

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Latvian national airline airBaltic announced  November 14 that the first route to be operated by the new Bombardier CS300 airplane will be from Riga to Amsterdam.

The historic flight will take place December 14, 2016 on the route between the Latvian and Dutch capitals.

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic said it would mean "a great improvement for our customers this Christmas."

airBaltic will be the first airline in the world to take delivery of the new CS300 made in Canada by Bombardier and which provides 145 seats.

20 CS300s have been ordered in total, in a deal worth more than a billion dollars.

airBaltic operates a double daily flight from Riga to Amsterdam among more than 60 destinations from its home base at Riga International Airport.

In addition, airBaltic also offers direct flights from Tallinn, Estonia and Vilnius, Lithuania.

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