airBaltic to welcome Pope Francis on the Airbus A220

posted on 21st September 2018 by Justin Burns
airBaltic to welcome Pope Francis on the Airbus A220

Latvian airline airBaltic will have the honour of hosting Pope Francis and his official delegation on their trip to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia next week.

For the first time in history airBaltic’s Airbus A220-300 aircraft will carry the papal delegation between the three Baltic capitals and back to Rome, Italy.

airBaltic chief executive officer, Martin Gauss said: “It is a great honour and pride for the Latvian airline airBaltic to become the official carrier of the Papal delegation’s visit to the Baltics. It will be a significant visit, as all three Baltic states are celebrating their centenary this year.”

airBaltic will host the delegation on their journey from Vilnius, Lithuania, to Riga, Latvia, to Tallinn, Estonia, and from Tallinn to Rome, Italy between September 24 and September 25, 2018.