airBaltic Named Best Employer
Latvian airline airBaltic in cooperation with the recruitment agency CV-Online Latvia today held a celebration ceremony to award the best employers of 2016 in the airBaltic Training centre. This year airBaltic has been selected as one of the best employers following a nationwide survey carried out by the recruitment agency CV-Online Latvia. For the fifth year in a row, airBaltic has successfully maintained its leadership as the best employer in the transport and logistics sector.
Daiga Ergle, SVP Human Resources of airBaltic: “We are happy to celebrate our success of being the best employer in the transport and logistics sector for the fifth year in a row together with the best employers nationwide. Over the last years we have achieved successful development under our Horizon 2021 business plan and we are pleased that increasingly more young specialists wish to join airBaltic and consider us to be the best employer.”
airBaltic has been consistently ranked among the best employers in various nationwide studies and surveys since 2007: (1st in TOP Employer in transport and logistics sector in 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012, 1st in TOP Employer in 2011, 2nd in TOP Employer and Most Coveted Employer in 2010, 3rd in TOP Employer in 2008 and 2007).
airBaltic currently employs over 1100 professionals from almost 30 nations.
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. In addition, airBaltic also offers direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius.
airBaltic (AIR BALTIC CORPORATION) is one of 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 25 aircraft – 2 Bombardier CS300, 11 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.