Riga, 20.07.2016.

Latvian airline airBaltic has embraced Pokémon Go and  invites travellers to stop by airBaltic ticket office at Riga International Airport and catch a Pokémon. 

Jouni Oksanen, Senior Vice President E-Commerce: “airBaltic has been ranked among the TOP 10 most innovative airlines globally. Our customers increasingly embrace Pokémon Go, and we are the world’s first airline to do the same, to make travel more fun.”

airBaltic has launched a PokeHunt competition on its Facebook page. Everyone visiting Riga is invited to stop by the airBaltic ticket office at Riga International Airport, catch a Pokémon and post a screenshot with the hashtag #airBalticPokeHunt to win flight tickets in Business Class. For more info visit airBaltic Facebook page. Pokémon Go is an interactive game that expands the border between the reality and virtual world. The game has become a cultural phenomenon since the first day it launched.

airBaltic serves over 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these locations, airBaltic offers convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East.


airBaltic (AIR BALTIC CORPORATION) is the world’s most punctual airline connecting the Baltic region with 60 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. airBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds 80.05% of the stock, while Ralf-Dieter Montag-Girmes holds around 20% through his fully-owned Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA. The airBaltic fleet consists of 24 aircraft – 12 Boeing 737 and 12 Bombardier Q400Next Gen. airBaltic has received numerous international awards for excellence, innovative services, and achievements in reshaping its business. In 2012, airBaltic was ranked by Airlinetrends among the Top 10 airlines globally for innovations. airBaltic achieved the best on-time performance globally for two years running in 2014 and 2015.