airBaltic Reports a 60% Increase in the Number of Mobile Bookings
Jouni Juhani Oksanen, SVP e-Commerce, Sales and Marketing of airBaltic: “Our continuous iterations to improve mobile experience have come a long way and are showing strong results as a significantly larger share of passengers now choose to book trips using a mobile device.”
“In order to provide the easiest booking process, we do not require our passengers to download an application. Instead, we offer to conveniently book trips using our website,” Oksanen added.
In 2017, airBaltic transported a total of 3 523 300 passengers or 22% more than year before to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. It is the highest number of passengers carried in airline’s history.
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. airBaltic also offers direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius.
airBaltic in brief:
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 Lars Thuesen holds around 20% through his fully-owned Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA. The airBaltic fleet consists of 31 aircraft – 8 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. In 2017, the airline received the CAPA Regional Airline of the Year awards, while in 2018 airBaltic received the ATW Market Leader of the Year award. airBaltic achieved the best on-time performance globally in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.