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airBaltic Flies to 5 Football Destinations in Russia

The Latvian airline airBaltic is going to serve five destinations in Russia next summer, offering travellers from across Europe, Scandinavia and the Middle East convenient connections via Riga to the majority of football cities in Russia. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “Offering flights to the biggest European cities and most notable Russian destinations, Riga ser...

airBaltic Celebrates One Year Anniversary of CS300 Operations

The Latvian airline airBaltic marks the one year anniversary since the first CS300 aircraft registered as YL-CSA arrived from Montreal-Mirabel in Riga. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “The introduction of CS300 has shaped the future of airBaltic. We see that more passengers choose to travel with us and since the introduction of CS300 we have committed to launching more...

airBaltic Serves over 3 Million Passengers During Ten Months of 2017

During the first ten months of 2017 the Latvian airline airBaltic has transported a total of 3 007 034 passengers to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In October 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic carried 319 018 passengers or 26% more than in the same period of 2016. For already the fifth month in a row it has been the biggest number of carried passengers...

airBaltic launches new flights to Sochi and Kaliningrad

The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch two new routes from Riga to Sochi on May 14, 2018 and to Kaliningrad on April 16, 2018. Both routes will offer new travel options for travellers from the Baltics and Russia with convenient connections via Riga. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “We are delighted to add Sochi and Kaliningrad to our route map next year, increas...

airBaltic launches direct flights between Riga and Abu Dhabi

The Latvian airline airBaltic in cooperation with the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Etihad Airways, yesterday, on October 29 launched a direct service between Riga and Abu Dhabi. The new route offers convenient connections to passengers travelling from the Baltics to the UAE capital and further to key destinations in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, as well as new...

High Passenger Demand for airBaltic’s Flights to Abu Dhabi

The Latvian airline airBaltic in cooperation with Etihad Airways will launch a direct service between Riga and Abu Dhabi on October 29, 2017. So far passengers have made over 9 000 bookings on this connection. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “Abu Dhabi is a major international hub with 25 million passengers. It opens up endless possibilities of planning exotic trips fr...

airBaltic Carries 500 000 Passengers on Bombardier CS300

The Latvian airline airBaltic has carried over 500 000 passengers on the brand new CS300 aircraft and now every fourth passenger of airBaltic is flying CS300. In total airBaltic has flown to 40 destinations in the Baltics, Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East with the Bombardier CS300 aircraft. Martin Sedlacky, Chief Operations Officer of airBaltic: “CS300 is the most advanced jet...

airBaltic Celebrates 22 Years in the Air

The Latvian airline airBaltic in October, 2017 celebrates its 22nd anniversary since the launch of commercial operations. On October 1, 1995 airBaltic operated the first commercial flight from Riga to Stockholm with the aircraft SAAB 340.  Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “In 22 years airBaltic has grown as a stable Baltic carrier with convenient connections, wide...