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Self-isolation rules - airBaltic carried less passengers in August

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

In August 2020 airBaltic carried 137 830 passengers or 9% less comparing to July 2020 from all three Baltic capitals to its network spanning Europe.  Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “August was the third full month of scheduled operations for airBaltic and perhaps the toughest yet. After a relatively solid July, due to widespread self-isolation requirements, demand for our services once again dropped. Still, we will maintain connectivity for those customers that need to travel and we are sure that demand will increase once the self-isolation rules will be changed.”

During August 2020, airBaltic operated 1 997 flights. The 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic during August 2020 reached a level of 97.9%. This means that more than 97 out of every 100 airBaltic flights departed at the planned time or with a delay of no more than 15 minutes.

 

August, 2020

July, 2020

Change

Number of passengers

137 830

151 529

-9%

Number of flights

1 997

2 019

-1%

Routes operated

51

53

-2

15-minute flight punctuality indicator

97.9%

97.1%

+0.8%-points

Currently airBaltic performs direct flights from Riga to various European business hubs and popular leisure destinations. A complete schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company's homepage at www.airbaltic.com.

airBaltic is in close cooperation with the authorities to monitor the situation and is flexible to adjust the flight schedule if needed. Passengers are strongly suggested to check the travel regulations and airport restrictions on the official websites or with local embassies before travelling. Regulations are changing rapidly and vary per country, therefore always make sure you have the latest information to have a smooth journey.

The safety and health of our passengers is airBaltic’s top priority. airBaltic has introduced strong health measures and the new flight operations follow the recommendations issued by authorities. All passengers on board of airBalticaircraft are provided with a complimentary basic care kit consisting of a protective face mask and disinfection wipes.

To read more about the new airBaltic health measures, please visit airBaltic website: https://www.airbaltic.com/en/health-measures.



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