Emirates has signed a codeshare agreement with airBaltic, offering more belly capacity options for the carrier’s customers. The codeshare agreement will offer customers from key markets across the Middle East, West Asia, Far East and Australia, greater access and connectivity to the Baltic States.
Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ chief commercial officer, 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 added: “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 will place its “EK” marketed code on airBaltic flights operated between: Dubai – Riga (Latvia); Riga – Tallin (Estonia); Riga – Vilnius (Lithuania); and Riga – Helsinki (Finland). airBalitc will also place its “BT” marketed code on Emirates’ routes between: Dubai – Bangkok (Thailand); and Dubai – Jakarta (Indonesia).