Latvia (historically Lattonia, Lettonia, or Lettland), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvian: Latvija or Latvijas Republika, Livonian: Lețmō), is a country in Northern Europe. Latvia shares land borders with Estonia to the north and Lithuania to the south — and both Russia and Belarus to the east. It is separated from Sweden in the west by the Baltic Sea. The capital of Latvia is Riga (Latvian: Rīga). Latvia has been a member state of the European Union since May 1, 2004.
A/S Air Baltic Corporation, operating as airBaltic, is the Latvian national airline, based in the capital of Latvia, Rīga. Its main base is Riga International Airport (RIX), it is also the largest airline at its secondary hub in Vilnius, Lithuania.
FlyLAL (also known as Lithuanian Airlines and LAL) is the national airline of Lithuania based in Vilnius. It operates domestic and international scheduled services. Its main base is Vilnius International Airport.