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airBaltic, the flag carrier of Latvia, announced that it received the 17th Airbus A220-300, previously known as Bombardier CSeries. It is the third planed delivered this year with five still awaited.
The airline explained that with the addition of new Airbus A220 planes it is capable of serving new destinations, with the latest one – Prague.
airBaltic, which first introduced A220 aircraft to its fleet in 2016, has expressed its great satisfaction with its operations as it even “performed beyond the company’s expectations”.
In the beginning of 2019, airBaltic announced that it will phase out the Boeing 737 planes from its fleet ahead of the initial plan, already this autumn.
In the end of 2018 it already phased out three Boeing 737-500 aircraft. As for now, the Latvian airline flies six Boeing 737-300, two Boeing 737-500, 12 Bombardier Q400 NextGen and 17 Airbus A220-300 planes.