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airBaltic – 10 Years Since Launch of Vilnius – Stockholm

This week the Latvian airline airBaltic celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Vilnius – Stockholm, Arlanda service. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “With our Horizon 2021 business plan, we are aiming at operating 11 direct routes out of Vilnius and Tallinn in the next five years. We are happy that since successful restructuring and achieving profitability ov...

airBaltic – “Open Door” for New Crew

The Latvian airline airBaltic has launched its first-ever “open door” initiative in March and April for young professionals seeking to become part of the carrier’s development under Horizon 2021 business plan. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “Our Horizon 2021 business plan started to show the first momentum with the passenger numbers growing in the fi...

airBaltic Adds New Summer Destinations

On March 29 the Latvian airline airBaltic will switch back to the summer flight schedule and start to offer many popular destinations linking Baltic region with resorts in Mediterranean and other attractive summer vacation spots. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “We are happy to present our new flight schedule to summer holiday destinations. For the upcomi...

airBaltic to Fly Riga – Rimini

Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new summer charter flight between Riga and Rimini on June 5, 2016 for Tez Tour. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We are delighted to serve Rimini, Italy for our excellent cooperation partner Tez Tour to boost summer travel. The new route from Riga to Rimini will offer excellent opportunities to visit one of the most fam...

airBaltic Investor Agreement Signed

Riga. Yesterday an agreement was signed between the Latvian government and Ralf-Dieter Montag-Girmes. Under the deal, a total of EUR 132 million of fresh capital will be invested in the Latvian carrier for fleet modernisation and its new Horizon 2021 business plan. Ralf-Dieter Montag-Girmes, German investor: “airBaltic is an outstanding carrier in a unique market niche with Riga...

FBO Capital Handling Riga summed up year 2015

FBO Capital Handling Riga summed up the preliminary results of the past year, which, according to the company, showed a certain stability. However, against the backdrop of the economic situation in Europe, which stays today in a state of expectant, companies tend to express a cautious approach in the estimates. "Despite certain concern, the outflow in the tourism sector and overal...

Riga Airport celebrates winning first Cake of the Week Award of 2016

Riga Airport this week celebrated winning the first Cake of the Week competition of 2016, given to the airport for the culinary excellence that was presented at the launch of airBaltic’s services to both Salzburg and Verona. Celebrating with the award on a very chilly Riga Airport apron are: Laura Audariņa, Route Development Manager; Elīna Prikule, Senior PR Specialist; Sarmīte Rinmane,...

airBaltic launches Riga – Verona and Riga – Salzburg

On December 26, 2016, the Latvian airline airBaltic launched two new routes Riga- Verona and Riga – Salzburg for winter holidaymakers. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “Our customer was our focus, when Tez Tour and airBaltic teamed up for this winter season. We are delighted to offer Verona, Italy, and Salzburg, Austria, in cooperation with Tez Tour...

airBaltic investor agreement will be signed in January

The investor agreement with the new airBaltic investor Ralf Dieter Montag-Girmes will be signed in January, as airBaltic prefers to close all matters related to its Bombardier CS300 order before signing. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: „We have achieved remarkable results for airBaltic in the past few years, and, with the new investment we can now focus on our expansio...

airBaltic Improves Vilnius and Tallinn Service

The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new direct route between Vilnius and Tallinn on April 18, 2016. As well airbaltic has improved flight frequencies to its existing services from Tallinn and Vilnius that will offer more convenient travel from and between Tallinn and Vilnius, and beyond to destinations in the Baltic region. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBalti...

Aviapages.com and Flight Consulting Group are enlarging the joined cooperation

B2B online platform for business aviation, Aviapages.com and Latvian Business Aviation Holding  Flight Consulting Group are joining their knowledge, expertise and technologies in order to provide the industry with new and even more convenient solutions. Flight Consulting Group (FCG) and Aviapages.com have signed the agreement, which will allow the both companies’ clients to...

Latvia's government resigns amid airBaltic and other scandals

Latvia’s government fell as Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma resigned amid a deal to finance the airBaltic national airline that forced Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss from office. Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma announced her resignation after a meeting with President Raimonds Vejonis. "The time has come to create a new government. New ideas, new input, new energy is...