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European Commission Approves airBaltic Equity Increase of 250 Million Euro

The European Commission on July 3, 2020, under EU State aid rules, has approved the Latvian government's investment of €250 million into the equity of the Latvian airline airBaltic to contribute to overcome the economic crisis caused by COVID-19 and resume growth. The European Commission points out that EU Member States introduced various travel restrictions in the second qua...

Flights to London by airBaltic from all three Baltic States

After receiving all of the necessary permissions, airBaltic plans to resume direct flights from Riga to London on July 1 and from Tallinn to London on July 4. In addition, the airline will launch new direct flights from Vilnius to London on July 1. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “The safety and health of our passengers remains the highest priority. We have introduced...

airBaltic joins EASA programme to monitor COVID-19 operations in practice

Latvian airline airBaltic has become one of the first airlines to join EASA charter for the return to normal operations under COVID-19, pledging to work with their national authorities to put measures in place to support health safety. Pauls Cālītis, COO of airBaltic: “Safety and health of our passengers stand above all. We at airBaltic are working hard...

Results of four weeks of resumed operations for airBaltic

During the first four weeks of resumed operations, airBaltic has carried over 27 000 passengers to and from the Baltic capitals. Each week the number of passengers carried continues to increase. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “It is our main aim to connect the Baltics to the world, and we are glad to resume flights to major European business hubs as well as popular le...

Accelerated opening of popular summer destinations by airBaltic

After receiving all of the necessary permissions, airBaltic plans to resume direct flights from Riga to nine popular summer leisure destinations between June 15 and July 7. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “Many European countries will again open their borders for tourists. People are resuming to plan their summer vacations or just a short break after a long time of n...

airBaltic connects again Riga and Paris

After receiving all of the necessary permissions, airBaltic plans to resume direct flights from Riga to Paris and from Paris to Riga on June 9, two days earlier than planned before.  Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “Until the crisis began, we provided the best connectivity to and from all three Baltic capitals. We will continue this path by gradually adding n...

Green tails, green tickets - new ticket types by airBaltic

In July 2020, Latvian airline airBaltic will introduce revised ticket types for its flights. Passengers will be able to select Green, Green Plus, Green Classic or Business class tickets tailored to better suit each traveller’s needs. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “We are continuing to revise our business model and adjust to the new reality, where...

More destinations with airBaltic: Amsterdam, Vienna, Hamburg, Dusseldorf and Paris

Great news - more destinations to be served by airBaltic: direct flights from Riga to Amsterdam on May 25, Hamburg on June 1, Vienna on June 8 and Dusseldorf on June 9 and direct flights from Tallinn to Paris on June 1, Vienna on June 2 and Berlin on June 4! Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “We provide the best connectivity to and from the Baltics. By June 9, we wil...