Health Alert – Air Baltic Adds More Flights

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (April 24, 2020)

Location: Latvia

Event Air Baltic Adds More Flights

On April 23, 2020, Air Baltic added three additional flights out of Latvia from on May 7, 2020 and one more flight on April 29, 2020.   Available flights from Riga Airport are as follows:

Date                 Time         Route      
Apr 29, 2020    10:00        Riga (RIX) – Vienna (VIE)
Apr 29, 2020    11:00        Riga (RIX) – Amsterdam (AMS)
Apr 29, 2020    11:50        Riga (RIX) – Frankfurt (FRA)
May 6, 2020     11:00        Riga (RIX) – Amsterdam (AMS)
May 6, 2020     11:50        Riga (RIX) – Frankfurt (FRA)
May 7, 2020     11:00        Riga (RIX) – Amsterdam (AMS)
May 7, 2020     11:50        Riga (RIX) – Frankfurt (FRA)
May 7, 2020     12:40        Riga (RIX) – Helsinki (HEL)

Please go to the Air Baltic Travel Updates page and follow the directions on that page to book a flight.  You can book onward flights to the U.S. from Frankfurt, Amsterdam or Helsinki directly with the airlines, through a travel agent, or through online travel sites.

U.S. citizens must have a ticket for a connecting flight in order to transit other European Airports.  U.S. citizens are permitted to transit through Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Helsinki and Vienna for the purpose of connecting to an outbound flight to the U.S. but will not be permitted to leave the airport while transitingNote: All flights from Helsinki and Vienna require transit through another European airport and it will be more difficult to transit.

The U.S. Embassy in Riga reiterates The State Department’s Level Four Global Health Advisory “U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.”

Please let us know if you are planning to depart Riga by sending an email to

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