Tag: AirBaltic

AirBaltic to Build a New Airbus Maintenance Complex by 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic has announced its plan to build a new aircraft hangar at Riga Airport to maintain its Airbus fleet. The project will allow airBaltic to lower its maintenance costs once the construction is finalized in 2023. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “The new hangar has been in our plans for years, […]

AirBaltic plans 40 destinations this winter

Reading Time: < 1 minute During this winter season, airBaltic plans to connect Riga with 40 destinations across its network. The airline is offering flights to major European business hubs and a small selection of leisure and skiing destinations. The planned winter schedule includes such skiing destinations as Kittila, Munich, Vienna, Salzburg, Zurich, Geneva, Milan and Verona among others. In […]

airBaltic Reschedules Deliveries of Remaining Airbus A220s

Reading Time: < 1 minute airBaltic has reached an agreement with Airbus on rescheduling deliveries of remaining 28 jets the airline has on order. It will complete the firm order of 50 Airbus A220-300 jets by early 2024. The airline plans to receive three additional Airbus A220-300 aircraft by the end of 2020. airBaltic also holds options for an additional […]

airBaltic Grows the Number of Passengers by 251% in July

Reading Time: < 1 minute In July 2020, the Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 151 529 passengers or 251% more passengers during than the previous month from all three Baltic capitals to its network spanning Europe. During July 2020, airBaltic has operated 2 091 flights. The 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic during July 2020 reached a level of 97.1%. […]

airBaltic Introduces Temporary Change of Flight Destination Policy

Reading Time: < 1 minute To provide additional flexibility to its customers, Latvian airline airBaltic has introduced a new temporary policy, by allowing passengers, whose flights have been cancelled less than 14 days before planned departure due to changing travel restrictions, to change the planned destination without any additional charge. “Throughout the last few months we have taken various steps […]

airBaltic Gets Access to North America Through Icelandair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Gradual airlines’ return to flying is not limited to only restoring same routes. For some carriers now is also the time of new opportunities and beneficial partnerships. One of the latest examples is a codeshare partnership between Icelandair and airBaltic. Through this agreement, both airlines, not belonging to any major airline alliances, expect to secure […]

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 […]