airBaltic signs codeshare agreement with Icelandair

Latvian national airline airBaltic said July 13 it had signed a codeshare agreement with Icelandair that "opens new markets for the carriers by allowing them to sell and issue airline tickets jointly throughout their  networks. 

airBaltic customers will get access to Iceland and North America while Icelandair passengers can now purchase a ticket to a number of airBaltic destinations in the Baltics and beyond.

Martin Gauss, President and CEO of airBaltic said: “We are pleased to add Icelandair as another strong partner to our existing network of codeshare airlines. Our strong network of partners enables us to further improve the connectivity of Baltic states. We are looking forward to the partnership with Icelandair and through that offering our passengers better travel opportunities around the world.”

Bogi Nils Bogason, President & CEO Icelandair Group said: “By connecting our networks, we will offer our passengers more options of travelling to the Baltics and Eastern Europe and, in turn, provide airBaltic customers with valuable connections to Iceland and various destinations in North America. In addition, travellers will be able to benefit from a stopover in Iceland where they can experience our home country on their way to their final destination.”

A complete schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company's homepage at www.airbaltic.com. The airline connects the Baltic region to 55 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. Established in 1995, its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds around 80% of the stock, while Lars Thuesen holds around 20% through his fully-owned Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA. 

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