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airBaltic Carries Record Number of Passengers for Second Month in a Row

In July 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic carried 393 312 passengers or 21% more than in the same period of 2016. For the second month in a row it has been the biggest number of transported passengers in the airline’s history. During the first seven months of 2017, airBaltic has transported a total of 1 958 774 passengers to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Mid...

airBaltic Announces First Five New Destinations for Summer 2018

The Latvian airline airBaltic announces its first destinations for the summer season of 2018, starting on March 27, 2018. Next summer airBaltic will have more than five new destinations added to its route map. Wolfgang Reuss, Senior Vice President Network Management of airBaltic: “So far 2017 has been an excellent year for airBaltic – already seven brand new Bombardier CS300 aircraf...

airBaltic Welcomes Seventh CS300 in Riga

August 11, 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed in Riga the seventh Bombardier CS300 out of a total order of 20 aircraft. By the end of this year, airBaltic plans to have eight CS300 aircraft. The seventh airBaltic CS300 aircraft, registered as YL-CSG arrived in Riga today at 10:46, local time. The flight time was 7 hours and 13 minutes and the aircraft covered 6 382 km non-stop distanc...

Pulkovo Airport Welcomes First airBaltic CS300

On August 2, 2017, Saint Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport welcomed the first commercial flight of airBaltic Bombardier CS300 aircraft from Riga, Latvia.  Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “We have received a lot of positive feedback from our passengers about the improved flying experience with the new Bombardier CS300 aircraft. With the arrival of our sixth CS...

airBaltic’s Sixth CS300 Sets a New World Record

Today, on July 21, 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic has set a new world record as its newest CS300 turnaround for the first commercial flight took only 50 minutes after delivery from Canada. Martin Gauss, the Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “I am happy to announce that today we have welcomed our sixth CS300 aircraft in Riga and our fleet size is...

airBaltic Carries Record Number of Passengers in June

In June 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic carried 372 219 passengers or 23% more than in the same period of 2016 and it is a new record number of carried passengers in June. During the first six months of 2017, airBaltic has transported a total of 1 565 462 passengers throughout its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. “airBaltic is experiencing substan...

Bombardier to Celebrate C Series’ First Year in Service by Showcasing a CS300 Aircraft in airBaltic’s livery at 2017 Paris Air Show

airBaltic’s brand new CS300 aircraft will be on static display alongside a Q400 aircraft in WestJet Encore colors Bombardier Commercial Aircraft will celebrate the C Series aircraft’s exceptional first year in service by showcasing airBaltic’s brand new CS300 aircraft at the 2017 Paris International Airshow, at Le Bourget airport from June 19 to 25. In addition to the CS3...

airBaltic – Record Passenger Growth in the Baltic region

In the first five months of 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic has transported 29% more passengers from Lithuania and Estonia compared to the same period a year before. From January until May, airBaltic has transported a record number of passengers – 146,116 customers from Estonia, the highest number since the beginning of operations in Estonia. In the meantime, airBaltic has transported...