Tag: AirBaltic

airBaltic Receives Last Airbus A220-300 for 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic on December 1, 2018 in Riga welcomed the last Airbus A220-300 jet for the year. Currently airBaltic has a total of 14 Airbus A220-300 aircraft on its fleet. Thus far, airBaltic has carried over 1 850 000 passengers on the Airbus A220-300 aircraft with every third airBaltic passenger flying on the aircraft. […]

airBaltic Pilot Academy’s Second Group of Students Begin Studies

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic began study process for the second group of students of airline’s newly established Pilot Academy. The second group of 12 students will become airBaltic pilots upon completion of the full-time programme in about two years from now. Pauls Cālītis, airBaltic SVP Flight Operations: “We saw a tremendous increase in the number […]

airBaltic Receives Eleventh Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its eleventh Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-CSK. By the end of 2018, airBaltic plans to have a total of 14 Airbus A220-300 aircraft in its fleet. Thus far, airBaltic has carried over 1 450 000 passengers on the Airbus A220-300 aircraft with every third airBaltic passenger flying on the aircraft. […]

AirBaltic Receives Tenth Airbus A220-300

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic received the tenth Airbus A220-300 aircraft, registered as YL-CSJ, in Riga on July 20. By the end of 2018, airBaltic plans to have a total of 14 A220-300 aircraft on its fleet. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “This is the first Airbus A220-300 aircraft we have received since Airbus officially overtook […]

airBaltic Orders up to 60 Bombardier CS300 Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Air Baltic Corporation AS (airBaltic) announced that the parties have executed a firm purchase agreement for the sale and purchase of 30 CS300 aircraft with options and purchase rights for an additional 30 aircraft of the same type. Based on the list price of the CS300 aircraft, the firm order is […]

Russia Asks Latvia to Enforce 20 mln Euro from airBaltic

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia in November has sent a legal assistance request to Latvia, asking to enforce more than EUR 20 million from Latvian national carrier airBaltic. This is reported by The Baltic Course with reference to the information of the Latvian agency LETA. The claim is related with Russia’s bankrupt Investbank that belonged to Vladimir Antonov, the […]

AirBaltic To Replace Bombardier Q400s With Jets

Reading Time: 3 minutes Latvian carrier airBaltic, which is in the process of being reprivatized, plans to phase out its 12 Bombardier Q400s and replace them with either CSeries or Embraer E195-E2s. “We will be announcing an order to replace the Q400s. The decision to replace our Q400s with jets has already been taken, so it just a question […]

AirBaltic Utilizes Flightlink On C Series Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Along with Swiss International Airlines, airBaltic was an early bird in ordering Bombardier’s C Series aircraft. The Latvian carrier has now received seven of its 20 CS300s. “The aircraft has performed beyond company expectations, delivering better overall performance, fuel efficiency and convenience for both staff and the passengers,” a spokesperson says. AirBaltic also subscribed to […]

airBaltic Achieves Record Passenger Growth In The Baltic Region

Reading Time: 1 minute In the first five months of 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic has transported 29% more passengers from Lithuania and Estonia compared to the same period a year before. From January until May, airBaltic has transported a record number of passengers – 146,116 customers from Estonia, the highest number since the beginning of operations in Estonia. […]

airBaltic Eyeing New Destinations In Russia From 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Latvia’s national carrier airBaltic plans to open new destinations in Russia in 2018, the airline’s director in Russia, Andrey Larchenko, has told Russian Aviation Insider. The route network expansion is expected to enable the carrier to take advantage of the additional traffic to be generated by football fans arriving to Russia for the 2018 FIFA […]