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airBaltic to Receive Market Leader Award by ATW for the Second Year in a Row

Aviation Week Network’s Air Transport World (ATW), the leading media brand serving the information needs of the global airline and commercial air transport communities,has announced that the Latvian airline airBalticwill receive the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Awardas the Market Leaderin theATW’s45thAnnual Airline Industry Achievement Awardsceremony on March 26...

FBO RIGA launched Embraer authorized service center

FBO RIGA, an operator of business aviation center at the Riga Airport, and Jet Flight Service, an international MRO provider for business aviation, announce the launch of an Embraer authorized service center at FBO RIGA. The first Embraer Legacy 650 aircraft has already finished C-check servicing at the new facility. The aircraft was undergoing a 96-month inspection together with the...

The year 2018 for Lithuanian Airports – the year of the leap: records have been hit in both number of the passengers and flights

The year 2018 will be recorded among the best aviation years for the company Lithuanian Airports, since new records were reached - 6.3 million passengers were served and 61 thousand flights were conducted. The biggest breakthrough occurred in the main airports of the country – Vilnius Airport; the year, however, was also very intensive for Kaunas and Palanga branches. Upon notifying of th...

airBaltic Pilot Academy’s Third Group of Students Begin Studies

Already the third group of students began their study process at the Latvian airline’s airBaltic Pilot Academyon January 10, 2019.The third group of 11 students will become airBalticpilots upon completion of the full-time programme in less than two years from now. Pauls Cālītis, airBalticSVP Flight Operations: “The students that received their first epaulettes today h...

Most Punctual Airline in Europe - airBaltic

Latvian airline airBaltichas retained its place as the most punctual airline in Europe and is the second most punctual in the world according to the OAGanalysts. They tracked the performance of over 58 million flight records in 2018 to create a ranking of the best on-time performance (OTP) for the world’s largest airlines and airports. airBaltichas been on the top of the...

Riga Airport Welcomes Its Seven Millionth Passenger

Riga Airport is winding up the year 2018 with a new record – on Thursday, 27 December, the Airport welcomed its seven millionth passenger Anete Kinčus flying airBaltic to Geneva. “While we are welcoming our this year’s seven millionth passenger, this symbolic figure has probably already been exceeded by several hundred. Riga Airport handles an average of 20 000 passengers a da...

airBaltic Carries 18% More Passengers During Eleven Months of 2018

Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 3 842 952 or 18% more passengers during the first eleven months of 2018 than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.In November 2018, 289 566 passengers or 15% more than last year travelled with airBaltic. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBal...

airBaltic Receives 14th Airbus A220-300, Completes Deliveries for 2018

Latvian airline airBaltic on December 1, 2018 in Rigawelcomed the last Airbus A220-300jet for the year, registered as YL-CSM. Currently airBaltic has a total of 14 Airbus A220-300aircraft on its fleet. Thus far,airBaltic has carried over 1 850 000 passengers on the Airbus A220-300aircraft with every third airBalticpassenger f...

airBaltic Pilot Academy Opens Applications for Spring Group

Latvian airline airBaltictoday, on November 27, 2018, opened application process for the spring group of 2019 atairline’s newly established Pilot Academy. Students will become airBalticpilots upon successful completion of the full-time programme in about two years. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “Having seen the highly motivated students of t...

Special airBaltic Airbus A220-300 Participates in Parade

Latvian national carrier airBalticon November 18, 2018, for the first time ever took part in the parade in honour of Latvia’s centenarywith Airbus A220-300 that is decorated in the colours of the Latvian national flag and carries the name of Latvian capital Riga. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “It is a true honour for our airline to be a part of such a hist...

airBaltic Carries 18% More Passengers During Ten Months of 2018

The Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 3 553 386 or 18% more passengers during the first ten months of 2018 than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.In October 2018, 384 493 passengers or 21% more than last year travelled with airBaltic. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic:...

airBaltic to Launch Flights from Riga to Lviv

Latvian airline airBalticwill launch a new direct service from Riga to Lviv, Ukraine, on April 1, 2019. The new summer seasonal flights will offer convenient connections between the two cities. It will be already the third airBalticdestination in Ukraine in addition to Kiev and Odessa.     Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “By launching...