Tag: Latvia

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 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 […]

SmartLynx Airlines Receives Air Operator’s Certificate in Malta

Reading Time: 1 minute On April 15, 2019 SmartLynx Airlines (SmartLynx) received Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) in Malta, granted by Transport Ministry Civil Aviation Directorate (TMCAD). SmartLynx CEO Zygimantas Surintas emphasizes that the Certificate brings the company on a pole position to further development of its business. Competitive advantage “This is a considerable step to foster strategic expansion in […]

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 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 […]