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airBaltic – No 1 Airline in Estonia

The Latvian airline airBaltic has become the largest airline in Estonia. In April, airBaltic achieved +64% growth, and serviced 28 474 passengers travelling to and from Estonia. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “For the first time in history, airBaltic is the No 1 airline in Estonia. We sincerely thank our Estonian customers for choosing airBaltic as their home car...

airBaltic Share Capital Increase Completed

Yesterday the Shareholder Meeting of airBaltic decided the share capital increase of the Company by 131 152 036 shares with the nominal value of each share being EUR 1.  The newly approved share capital of airBaltic will now constitute EUR 256 472 824, composed of 256 472 824 shares. The share capital increase procedure is thus completed.  After the share capital increase, the Latvian...

Estonia – Champion of Growth for airBaltic

The Latvian airline airBaltic has achieved +24% growth in passengers travelling to and from Estonia in March 2016. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “Estonia is a champion in our Horizon2021 plan. Those travelling to and from Tallinn have welcomed our new direct flights particularly warmly. Estonia is a fast growing market, and with 24% more travellers every month from t...

airBaltic Awarded for Exceptional Performance

The Latvian airline airBaltic has achieved exceptional performance and was recognised as a leading operator of Q400NextGen aircraft by Bombardier. Martin Sedlacky, Chief Operations Officer of airBaltic: “Our customers can rely on a consistently punctual service, and we achieved the best on-time performance globally for two years running in 2014 and 2015. This requires robust operations,...

airBaltic Welcomes EU Strategy for Aviation

Speaking at a public hearing in Brussels, Martin Gauss, CEO of the Latvian airline airBaltic, expressed support for the European Commission’s holistic approach to aviation.  “It is good”, he said, “that the EU Commission recognises the economic value of aviation. airBaltic does indeed provide for reliable connectivity within the Baltic region, and, together with our...

airBaltic launches direct flights between Tallinn and Vilnius

The Latvian airline airBaltic today, on April 18, relaunches direct flights between Tallinn, Estonia and Vilnius, Lithuania, significantly strengthening its positions in the Baltic region. The 10-weekly service will help  consolidate the Baltic market and reinforce its connectivity with 60 destinations in Europe, the Middle East and the CIS. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBalt...

Latvia’s airBaltic Increases its Firm C Series Order to 20 Bombardier CS300 Aircraft

CS300 aircraft’s first operator airBaltic and Bombardier enter into a firm agreement to convert seven option aircraft to firm as Riga-based airline transitions to all-Bombardier fleet. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Latvian flag carrier Air Baltic Corporation AS (airBaltic) has converted its remaining seven option aircraft to firm. This latest orde...

New Headquarters and Crew Centre for airBaltic

Today the Minister for Transport of Latvia, Uldis Augulis, and CEO of airBaltic, Martin Gauss, hold an official opening of the new airBaltic headquarters featuring the most modern crew centre in the Baltic region. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “Offering a superb product to our customer is priority. We are delighted that our new facility with its modern crew centre en...