airBaltic restarts Tallinn-London direct flights on Saturday ({{contentCtrl.commentsTotal}})

An airBaltic Airbus 220 on the apron.
An airBaltic Airbus 220 on the apron. Source: Air Baltic/Twitter

Latvian carrier airBaltic will resume direct flights between Tallinn and London, starting Saturday, July 4, the company announced on Tuesday.

The flights are part of the resumption of services the company is unveiling following the lifting of most travel restrictions within the EU.

Departures are twice a week, according to the company's website, on Tuesdays and Saturdays, at 3.55 p.m. from Tallinn Lennart Meri Airport, landing at 5 p.m. local time at London Gatwick.

The return trip leaves Gatwick at 6.55 p.m., touching down in Tallinn at 10.30 p.m. local time.

From the last week in October, airBaltic has scheduled an extra service on Thursdays, as things stand on its website (please note departure and arrival times will change slightly on the new timetable).

The company says it is in the process of readjusting its flight schedule following the crisis and is operating a reduced fleet of planes.

The Latvian state is the majority - 80.5 percent - shareholder of airBaltic, with a company owned by Danish businessman Lars Thuesen holding the bulk of the remainder.

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