Tag: AirBaltic

airBaltic Secures Governmental Support to Survive the Crisis

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic announced that the major shareholder of the carrier, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia, has approved the investment of up to EUR 250 million into the equity of airBaltic. The government’s plan to provide its investment to airBaltic in tranches is still a subject to approval of the […]

airBaltic to Re-Launch Operations with 22 Airbus A220s Only

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Latvian carrier airBaltic has worked out and approved a new business plan Destination 2025 CLEAN aimed at defining and adjusting operations of the airline to the coronavirus crisis impacts. The updated five-year strategy involves several key aspects. One of them is fleet reduction. After travel restrictions are lifted airBaltic expects to commence operations with 22 […]

airBaltic to Take off after the Crisis without Boeing 737 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute airBaltic, the Latvian carrier, is set to take off after the crisis with reduced fleet, meaning that the airline’s Boeing 737 aircraft will be phased out yet this year, the CEO of airBaltic, Martin Gauss, revealed in the interview with LETA, Latvian state-owned news agency LETA. The decision does not come as a surprise, though. […]

airBaltic to Temporary Halt All Its Flights until 14 April

Reading Time: < 1 minute UPDATED 16 MARCH, 2020 Due to the fact that the Republic of Latvia decided to close its borders and limit air traffic in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus starting 17 March, airBaltic will temporary suspend all its flights from 17 March to 14 April inclusively.  The airline, therefore, has offered some additional […]

Magnetic MRO Acquires Four Boeing 737 CL from airBaltic

Reading Time: < 1 minute Magnetic MRO, an aviation maintenance company headquartered in Tallinn, Estonia, has announced that it acquired four Boeing 737 Classic aircraft from airBaltic. The Latvian airline has made a great progress in modernisation of its fleet over the last years. The carrier which aims to become a fully A220 operator, has moved forward with the retirement […]

100th Airbus A220 in a Refreshed airBaltic Livery

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has passed a special milestone – production of the 100th Airbus A220-300 aircraft for its customer airBaltic, the Latvian airline. The brand new plane features a new and comfortable cabin layout with 149 seats plus a modernised livery. This was also the special event for airBaltic which at the Airbus aircraft programme’s headquarters in […]

20th Airbus A220-300 to airBaltic: Original Order Completed

Reading Time: < 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic on September 21, 2019 in Riga welcomed its 20th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-AAT, thus finalizing the original Airbus A220-300 order. By the end of 2019, airBaltic plans to have a total of 22 Airbus A220-300 aircraft in its fleet of which two will be already from the additional order that […]

airBaltic: First Airline With Full Maintenance Capability for A220-300

Reading Time: 2 minutes Latvian airline airBaltic has successfully passed the audit for Base Maintenance Capability for Airbus A220-300 carried out by the civil aviation authority of Latvia – Civil Aviation Agency (CAA), and received the certificate proving airBaltic’s ability to provide a full-scale EASA Part-145 Line Maintenance and Base Maintenance for this aircraft type. As of September 10, […]

Special Liveries of airBaltic Airbus A220 Aircraft. Why?

Reading Time: 2 minutes From now on residents of the three Baltic states are likely to spot up in the air three airBaltic Airbus A220-300 in very special liveries: each of the aircraft is dedicated to one of the Baltic states carrying the colours of their flags. The last one to join the team was the Airbus A220-300 aircraft […]

airBaltic Boeing 737 Returns to Riga Amid Smell of Ammonia

Reading Time: < 1 minute An airBaltic Boeing 737-300, registration YL-BBJ performing flight BT-495 from Riga (Latvia) to Rijeka (Croatia), was enroute at FL360 about 150nm southwest of Riga when the crew decided to return to Riga due to a smell of ammonia on board. The aircraft landed safely back in Riga about 50 minutes after departure. A number of […]