50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

airBaltic Celebrates 22 Years in the Air

Download: Printable PDF Date: 02 Oct 2017 10:27 (UTC) category:
Publisher:
airBaltic Celebrates 22 Years in the Air - Airlines publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: Latvia Aircraft: Airplanes Airline: Air Baltic

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 variety of destinations, modernized fleet and strong, professional team that every day makes maximum effort to offer our customers great and on-time flying experience. Over the years airBaltic has contributed greatly to improve the connectivity between the Baltic states and the rest of the world.”

airBaltic this year is showing record good results and we are excited for the future. In the next few years we are planning to grow further – we will replace our turboprop aircraft with completely new jet fleet that will enable us to continue our expansion of the route map. Our increased capacity, efficient aircraft and low cost base will enable airBaltic to continue growth as the No 1 Baltic carrier.”

In October, 1995 airBaltic started operations from Riga to 4 destinations. Today airBaltic operates direct flights from Riga to over 60 destinations and its fleet has grown to 30 aircraft. airBaltic offers convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. In addition, airBaltic also offers direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius.

For the summer season of 2018 airBaltic has added Malaga (Spain), Lisbon (Portugal), Split (Croatia), Bordeaux (France) and Gdansk (Poland). A complete schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company's homepage at www.airbaltic.com.





Recommended

Farnborough International Airshow: MTU Aero Engines shows off future technologies

“90 years and beyond – Passion for engines”: Under this motto, MTU Aero Engines will once again be exhibiting at the Farnborough International Airshow. During this anniversary year,...

Hahnair announces partnership with Formula 1 driver Nico Hülkenberg

Hahnair, a charter airline and premier distribution partner for airlines worldwide, proudly announces a partnership with renowned Formula 1 driver Nico Hülkenberg. This collaboration will see Nic...

Delta State University chooses the ALSIM ALSR20 simulator

Delta State University has chosen the ALSR20 simulator to support flight training in its growing Aviation Department. ALSIM ALSR20 has the latest Cirrus SR G6 specific interior cockpit and flight...

Pyka Signs SLC Agrícola as customer for all-electric crop protection aircraft

Pyka, manufacturer of large-scale autonomous electric aircraft for crop protection and cargo transport, has signed a landmark commercial agreement with SLC Agrícola, one of Brazil's&nb...

Android Apps development in Riga, Latvia