Tag: Latvia

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 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 […]

airBaltic to Recruit Crew in Estonia

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

AirBaltic Accelerates Growth in 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic achieved +10% passenger growth in 2016, and is set to accelerate its growth with +16% of additional tickets or seats on sale in 2017 throughout its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic Martin Gauss: “We are proud that 2016 was a successful […]

airBaltic Receives the Second CS300 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic has received the second of its 20 Bombardier CS300 jets on firm order. The modernized fleet will ensure growth of the carrier with at least 10 additional routes and 16% more tickets on sale in 2017. The second CS300 aircraft, registered as YL-CSB, departed from Montreal Mirabel shortly before midnight local […]

Riga International Airport Breaks Passenger Records

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

airBaltic Announces World Debut of CS300

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic will start Bombardier CS300 commercial operations on December 14, 2016 on its route linking Riga with Amsterdam. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “CS300 is a great aircraft, and a great improvement for our customers this Christmas. We are delighted to announce that the historic first airBaltic commercial flight with […]