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Dubai’s Emirates signs codeshare agreement with airBaltic logo 25/11/2021 Zainab Mansoor
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Dubai carrier Emirates has signed a codeshare agreement with airBaltic to offer customers connectivity to/from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and Finland.

The codeshare agreement will offer customers from key markets across the Middle East, West Asia, Far East and Australia, access and connectivity to the Baltic States. Meanwhile, airBalitc customers’ will also benefit from access to Emirates network via Dubai.

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).

The partnership will also offer customers added travel benefits including booking with a single-ticket, competitive fares and one baggage policy. Tickets can be purchased on the Emirates website, via online travel agencies and local travel agents. Customers can book flights for travel starting November 29, 2021, subject to government approvals.

Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ chief commercial officer, said: “We’re very pleased to announce a new partnership with airBaltic, 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.”

“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,” adds Martin Gauss, president and CEO of airBaltic.

Emirates currently 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.

Earlier this month, Emirates and Bahrain’s Gulf Air signed an MoU to develop a stronger commercial cooperation between both airlines.

Read: Dubai’s Emirates and Bahrain’s Gulf Air unveil codeshare plans

It also signed an MoU with Garuda Indonesia to establish a codeshare partnership between the two airlines.

Read: Dubai’s Emirates signs codeshare MoU with Garuda Indonesia

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