Riga, 11.08.2015

The Latvian airline airBaltic has achieved +52% passenger growth in July year-on-year on its routes to and from the Estonian capital of Tallinn.

Christophe Viatte, Chief Commercial Officer of airBaltic: “airBaltic’s home market is Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. airBaltic recently introduced new direct flights from Tallinn to major hubs in Europe, and will evaluate additional direct flights from the Estonian capital in the future.”

In July, airBaltic served 27 895 passengers arriving to and departing from Tallinn, or +52% more than in the same month a year ago, when airBaltic carried 18 362 passengers.

For the summer 2015, airBaltic has introduced 14 new routes. It is the largest expansion since the airline has achieved profitability.

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, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In addition, airBaltic also offers new direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius. From Tallinn airBaltic currently operates direct services to Rīga, Paris, Vienna and Berlin.

airBaltic (AIR BALTIC CORPORATION) is the world’s most punctual airline connecting Riga, Latvia, 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 99.8% of the stock. The airBaltic fleet consists of 25 aircraft – 13 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 in 2014.