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airBaltic Receives Eleventh Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

Latvian airline airBaltic on August 25, 2018 in Rigawelcomed its eleventh Airbus A220-300jet, registered as YL-CSK. By the end of 2018, airBalticplans to have a total of 14 Airbus A220-300aircraft in its fleet.  Thus far,airBaltic has carried over 1 450 000 passengers on the Airbus A220-300aircraft with every third airBalticpassen...

Jurmala Business Aviation Forum was a great success!

Latvia’s business aviation forum reimagined the format of an industry event Jurmala Business Aviation Forum (JUBAF) that took place in Jurmala, Latvia, August 16-18, 2018 was a great success. The event became a valuable source of information and practical business solutions attended by about 70 business aviation professionals from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Engl...

airBaltic Carries Over 450 000 Passengers in July

The Latvian airline airBaltic in July 2018has transported a record high number ofpassengers – 452 646 or 15% more than last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.From January till July 2018, 2 329 485 or +19% passengers travelled with airBaltic. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic:...

airBaltic Announces First Destinations of Summer 2019

Latvian airlineairBaltic announces its first destination for the summer season of 2019, which will begin in late March. Next season airBalticcontinues to expand its offer in Tallinn, by adding new flights to Malaga, Brussels and Copenhagen starting June 2019. In addtion,airBalticwill add scheduled flights to Stuttgart from Riga starting March 31, 2019. Martin Gauss, CEOof airBalt...

airBaltic Reaches 1 500 Employee Mark

Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its 1 500themployee. The newest member of the airBalticteam will be working as a technician taking care of aircraft technical maintenance. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: ”We are delighted to announce that we have reached our highest employee mark in the 23-year history of the airline. I am proud to work with a str...

Business aviation professionals will give insight in market trends at Jurmala Business Aviation Forum

Jurmala Business Aviation Forum (JUBAF) has released the agenda of the event that will take place in Jurmala, Latvia, August 16-18, 2018. Industry experts and executives of business aviation companies, brokers, FBOs and MRO providers from Europe, the CIS and Russia will give their vision and insights in market trends, and discuss successful business approaches and best practices.  Sta...

airBaltic Continues Serving Nice in Winter Season

Latvian airline airBaltic has made a decision to continue its flights connecting Riga and Nice also during the upcoming winter season. The route will offer travellers from Nice and Riga a convenient connection between the two cities until early January and then restart already in early March. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP Network Management of airBaltic: “We are happy to offer our pa...

airBaltic Improves Hand Luggage Size Allowance

The Latvian airline airBaltictodayhas announced it has increased the size of the cabin bag each passenger is allowed to carry on board. The cabin bag can now reach 55x40x23 centimetres and is effective from August 1, 2018. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “This is a significant step in our strategy of improving overall customer experience. We are introducing an all-Airbus A220-30...

airBaltic Shows Record Revenue in H1 2018

The Latvian airline airBaltic has concluded the first half year of 2018 with a total revenue of 180.8 million euros, which is a 19% increase over the same period last year. At the same time airBaltic has carried 1.9 million passengers, an increase of 20%, and performed 13% more flights during the six months of 2018. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “For the last few yea...

FBO RIGA expands services portfolio with helicopters, catering, concierge and transfers

FBO RIGA, a holder of Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Awards as the best FBO in Europe, fuels business growth with the launch of new services under a single brand to meet the needs of business aviation customers. The new business areas cover helicopter charters in partnership with GM Helicopters, finest catering for business aviation in cooperation with Resto-Rātors, world-class concierge se...

airBaltic Receives Ninth CS300 Aircraft

The Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed the ninth Bombardier CS300jet, registered as YL-CSI, in Riga on June 17. By the end of 2018, airBalticplans to have a total of 14 CS300 aircraft on its fleet.  Thus far,airBaltic has carried over 1 160 000 passengers on the brand new Bombardier CS300aircraft with every fourth airBalticpassenger flying on th...

Flight Consulting Group unveiled the ATOM’s new customer portal at EBACE 2018

Online orders, flights preparation status and advanced statistics are now available on a single platform from desktop, tablet or smartphone Flight Consulting Group, a Latvian business aviation holding company, unveiled the ATOM’s new customer portal at EBACE 2018. Business aviation customers will leverage instant and easy access to all necessary information in a real time mode. The ATO...