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Record Profit for airBaltic

Latvian airline airBaltic achieved a net profit of EUR +19.5 million for the full year of 2015, significantly surpassing results a year earlier of EUR +10.7 million and ensuring sustained profitability for the company.  Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “airBaltic has been profitable for three consecutive years. This is an excellent foundation to build on, as our Ho...

airBaltic Online Check-in Extended to Five Days

Latvian airline airBaltic has improved its online check-in system, allowing passengers to check-in for their flights up to five days before departure. “This is good news for our customers. Now airBaltic passengers can check-in  and choose their preferred seats much earlier, up to five days before their scheduled departure,’’ said Laura Vecvanaga, Vice President Ground Op...

airBaltic Celebrates 20 Years in Minsk

This week, the Latvian airline airBaltic celebrates the 20th anniversary of its Riga – Minsk service. Since 1996, airBaltic has carried almost 210 thousand passengers on the route and today it offers convenient connections between the cities and beyond to destinations in the Baltic region and Scandinavia. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “We started out in Min...

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...