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New airBaltic Record – 5 Million Passengers in 2019

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Dana Ermolenko
Country: Latvia Aircraft: Airplanes Airline: Air Baltic

airBaltic in 2019 has carried 5 049 317 passengers or 22% more than the year before to its network. It is the highest number of passengers carried in airline’s history.

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We are reaching new heights and offering better connections to people travelling to and from the Baltics. In 2019, we continued our sustainable growth path and showed strong results that will help us to pave our future path, strengthening our role as the largest carrier in the region. Last year we launched nine new routes, and, by adding more Airbus A220-300 to our fleet, increased the comfort and reliability of our flights. Already now majority of our passengers fly on the Airbus A220-300 aircraft. ”

In 2019, airBaltic operated a total of 62 748 flights or 12% more than in 2018. 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 76% in 2019.

 

2019

2018

Change

Number of passengers

5 049 317

4 135 711

+22%

Number of flights

62 748

56 261

+12%

Load factor

76%

75%

+1%-point

15-minute flight punctuality indicator

86%

88%

-2%-points

 

December, 2019

December, 2018

Change

Number of passengers

357 723

292 765

+20%

Number of flights

4 786

4 470

+7%

Load factor

70%

64%

+6%-points

15-minute flight punctuality indicator

89%

86%

+3%-points

In 2020, airBaltic continues its expansion in the Baltics and will launch 14 new routes, including four new direct destinations from Tallinn, Estonia, and five new destinations from Vilnius, Lithuania. 



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