Tag: AirBaltic

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 […]

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 […]