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airBaltic Serves over 3 Million Passengers During Ten Months of 2017

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Krista Kuznecova
Country: Latvia Aircraft: Airplanes Airline: Air Baltic

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 in the airline’s history.

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We are delighted to inform that already over 3 million passengers have travelled with us this year – it is more than during the whole year of 2016. I am thankful for the great work of our dedicated team that works hard every day to deliver great service and punctuality to our passengers. We are grateful to our passengers who appreciate the quality of our services and choose to return to us.”

In October, the airline performed 4 567 flights, or 16% more than in the same period of 2016. During the first ten months of the 2017 airBaltic has operated 42 230 flights.

The airline’s load factor, which represents the number of passengers as a proportion of the number of available seats, was at a level of 75.9% in October 2017. During the first ten months of 2017, airBaltic’s load factor was at a level of 77.7%.

The 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic reached a level of 90.2% in October 2017. This means that more than 90 out of every 100 airBaltic flights departed at the planned time or with a delay of no more than 15 minutes. The flight punctuality indicator during the first ten months of 2017 reached a level of 87.5%.

 

 

October, 2017

October, 2016

Changes

Number of passengers

319 018

253 272

+26%

Number of flights

4 567

3 928

+16%

Load factor

75.9%

73.7%

+2.2 percentage points

15-minute departure punctuality

90.2%

91.1%

-0.9 percentage points

 

January-October, 2017

January-October, 2016

Changes

Number of passengers

3 007 034

2 481 368

+21%

Number of flights

42 230

36 923

+14%

Load factor

77.7%

75.7%

+2.0 percentage points

15-minute departure punctuality

87.5%

89.2%

-1.7 percentage points

 

airBaltic operates direct flights from Riga to over 60 destinations. 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.

 

 

 

 



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