airBaltic Passengers Up + 26%
Riga. In April 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic carried 287 560 passengers or +26% more than in the same period of 2016 throughout its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. During the first four months of 2017, airBaltic has transported a total of 876 328 passengers.
In April the airline operated 4 043 flights, or +9% more than in the same period of 2016, when airBaltic operated 3 694 flights. During the first four months of 2017 the airline has operated 14 203 flights.
The airline’s load factor, which represents the number of passengers as a proportion of the number of available seats, was at a level of 77% in April, 2017. During the first four months of 2017, airBaltic load factor was at a level of 69%.
The 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic reached a level of 90,1% in April, 2017. This means that more than 90 of every 100 airBaltic flights in April departed at the planned time or with a delay of no more than 15 minutes.
This summer, airBaltic adds 13 new routes to its network, including destinations like Madrid, Geneva, Aberdeen, Tampere, Stavanger, Gothenburg, Kazan, Catania and Liepaja.
|Number of passengers||287 560||229 035||+26%|
|Number of flights||4 043||3 694||+9%|
|Load Factor||77%||72%||+5 percentage points|
|15-minute flight punctuality indicator||90,1%||91,5%||-1,4 percentage points|
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, the CIS and the Middle East. In addition, airBaltic also offers direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius.