Tag: AirBaltic

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 […]

18th Airbus A220-300 Joins airBaltic Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its 18th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-AAR. This was the fourth Airbus A220-300 received this year and four more new aircraft will join the airline’s fleet by the end of the year. Thus far, airBaltic has carried over 2 600 000 passengers on the Airbus A220-300 aircraft with every second […]

airBaltic to Start Codeshare Flights with SAS

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic has concluded a cooperation agreement, known as a codeshare agreement, with Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). The airBaltic and SAS partnership will offer convenient connections between Latvia, Scandinavia and beyond. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We are very pleased with this strong cooperation. By expanding our partner network, we are offering […]

airBaltic Welcomes Its 17th Airbus A220-300

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 – […]

airBaltic Fully Implements Green Flying Project

Reading Time: 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic has fully implemented the E-GEN project, which has been aimed to further improve its green flying, as it sets out to reduce emissions and improve efficiency. The project has enabled airBaltic to upgrade the satellite navigation systems on its Bombardier Q400 NextGen fleet. As a result, airBaltic has implemented the highest precision […]

airBaltic Receives its 15th Airbus A220-300

Reading Time: 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic on March 28, 2019 in Riga welcomed its 15th Airbus A220-300 jet of 2019, registered as YL-AAO. This was the first Airbus A220-300 received this year and seven more new aircraft will join the airline’s fleet by the end of the year. Thus far, airBaltic has carried over 2 350 000 passengers […]

airBaltic to Recruit 50 Technicians in 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic continues its expansion and is looking to attract 50 technicians in 2019 for its maintenance facilities at Riga International Airport and Tallinn Airport. Andris Vaivads, SVP Technical Operations of airBaltic: “We are improving our maintenance capabilities, and plan to perform C checks on the Airbus A220-300 by the end of the year […]

airBaltic to End Boeing 737 Operations Ahead of the Plan

Reading Time: 1 minute airBaltic, the flag carrier of Latvia, announced phasing out its Boeing  737 aircraft out of the fleet one year earlier than planned, already in autumn 2019. airBaltic aims to become fully Airbus A220-300 aircraft operator in the future. In the end of 2018 it has already phased out three Boeing 737-500 aircraft. As for now, […]

airBaltic – Most Punctual Airline in Europe

Reading Time: 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic has retained its place as the most punctual airline in Europe and is the second most punctual in the world according to the OAG analysts. They tracked the performance of over 58 million flight records in 2018 to create a ranking of the best on-time performance (OTP) for the world’s largest airlines […]