Airlines airBaltic and Lufthansa announce codeshare agreement

airBaltic and Lufthansa have officially announced, that the airlines have entered into a codeshare agreement.

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With the newly established codeshare agreement between airBaltic and Lufthansa, both carriers will leverage from their respective network capabilities. Aim of the partnership is it, to broaden the offers for customers and to enable a more seamless travel experience.

Beginning at the end of March 2021, Lufthansa will put its marketing codes (LH) on the route between Munich and Riga and between Munich and Vilnius. Both routes are being operated by airBaltic.

With this cooperation, airBaltic customers will benefit from convenient access to Lufthansa´s worldwide network, as Munich is a major operational base for the carrier. Vice versa, Lufthansa customers will benefit from more travel possibilities between Munich and the Baltic states.

Martin Gauss, President and CEO of airBaltic, commented: “Lufthansa is a strong connectivity provider globally, and we are pleased to strengthen our partnership and the air traffic ties between the Baltics, Germany and beyond. Germany is one of airBaltic’s key markets and we are looking forward to the partnership and through that offering better travel opportunities to the passengers around the world.”

Heiko Heidusch, Head of Airline Partnerships Lufthansa Group, added: “We are pleased to start this new cooperation with airBaltic, and to further strengthen our network in the Baltic states, which is a strong market for both business and leisure customers. In airBaltic we have found a very reliable partner and together we can offer more possibilities to travel to the Baltic states via Munich.”

airBaltic is using the state-of-the-art Airbus A220-300 on the routes between the Baltic states and Munich. Currently, the fleet of airBaltic comprises 21 of the aircraft, while four more are parked at the time, due to the lower demand as impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lufthansa is the largest airline in Germany and operates with a fleet of modern short- to mid-haul aircraft, as well as with long-haul aircraft. Their fleet to serve European destinations consists mainly of the Airbus A320 Family.

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