Tag: Baltic States

AirBaltic To Replace Bombardier Q400s With Jets

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 Achieves Record Passenger Growth In The Baltic Region

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 to Recruit Crew in Estonia

Latvian airline airBaltic is hosting its “open door” initiative in Estonia for young professionals seeking to become part of the carrier’s development under Horizon 2021 business plan. Daiga Ergle, SVP Human Resources of airBaltic: “airBaltic has started a very exciting year – we have at least 12 new destinations on our route map for better […]

NATO, Russia Agree on Transponders Use on Flights Over Baltics

Russia and NATO have had certain success in resolving disagreements over the use of transponders during military flights over the Baltic Sea, Russian envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko said. “Have you heard anything about transponders over the past month? Nobody hears anything anymore because agreements allowing partial settlement of these problems have been achieved within […]

Riga International Airport Breaks Passenger Records

Demonstrating its leading position in the Baltic region, Riga International Airport achieved a new passenger traffic record exceeding the threshold of 5.3 million passengers. Arnis Muižnieks, director of aviation department, ministry of transport: “Closing the year with a new passenger traffic record, Riga International Airport has once again proven itself as the undisputed leader in […]

Airbus Sells its First Helicopter H125 to Latvia, Delivers H130 to Estonia

Today, Airbus Helicopters made a lasting footprint in the Baltic region by introducing the first H125 to Latvia and the H130 to Estonia. An undisclosed operator in Latvia has placed an order for a H125 light helicopter with delivery scheduled for spring of 2017. Additionally, the first H130 light helicopter has recently been delivered to […]