airBaltic Load Factor +20% up in Estonia
The Latvian airline airBaltic has achieved +20.8% increase in load factor in June for its oldest direct routes out of Tallinn.
airBaltic has substantially lowered fares this year, now starting as low as EUR 15,- and generated additional passengers on its direct routes linking Tallinn with Vienna, Berlin, Riga, Paris. This helped the carrier to improve the load factor on these routes to 79% in June compared to the same period a year ago. This means that travellers to and from Estonia have purchased, on average, 79 out of 100 available seats.
As previously reported, in April and May 2016 airBaltic for the first time in history became No. 1 airline in Estonia by passenger numbers. airBaltic has further strengthened its offering out of Tallinn by launching a direct service to Vilnius with two convenient morning and evening departures and prices starting at 29 EUR. As part of its Horizon 2021 plan, airBaltic will operate 11 direct routes out of Tallinn and Vilnius in the next five years, in combination with convenient transfers via Riga.
|Flight frequency||Start date||Price*, Basic||Price*, Premium||Price*, Business|
|Tallinn – Paris||3 flights weekly||Already operates||79 EUR||139 EUR||499 EUR|
|Tallinn – Berlin||3 flights weekly||Already operates||29 EUR||125 EUR||289 EUR|
|Tallinn – Vienna||2 flights weekly||Already operates||39 EUR||135 EUR||289 EUR|
|Tallinn – Riga||5 flights daily||Already operates||29 EUR||105 EUR||359 EUR|
|Tallinn – Amsterdam||7 flights weekly||Already operates||75 EUR||129 EUR||455 EUR|
|Tallinn – Vilnius||10 flights weekly||Already operates||29 EUR||125 EUR||249 EUR|
|Vilnius – Stockholm||6 flights weekly||Already operates||29 EUR||105 EUR||485 EUR|
|Vilnius – Berlin||4 flights weekly||Already operates||29 EUR||115 EUR||489 EUR|
|Vilnius – Amsterdam||7 flights weekly||Already operates||75 EUR||125 EUR||469 EUR|
|Vilnius – Riga||5 flights daily||Already operates||29 EUR||105 EUR||249 EUR|
*Lowest fare, including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com, subject to availability
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.