Riga, 04.04.2017.

The Latvian airline airBaltic has concluded a cooperation agreement, known in the industry as code-share agreement, with NextJet, the regional airline in Sweden with the largest national route network. This cooperation will offer new convenient connections to Scandinavia for airBaltic customers, while NextJet passengers will benefit from better access to the Baltic region.

Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “This is excellent news for our customers travelling to regional cities in Sweden and across the Baltics. Now the guests of both NextJet and airBaltic can conveniently reach places such as Palanga, Liepaja, Jönköping, Karlstad, Hemavan, and others.”

Henning Lindberg, VP of Marketing and Network of NextJet: “We are very happy to announce our new cooperation with airBaltic. We know that we have a great demand for travel between our destinations in Scandinavia and the Baltic region and the fact that we now are strengthening our cooperation will enhance our common product and customer offer radically.”

The new partnership will offer passengers more convenient connections via Riga (Latvia), and Stockholm Arlanda Airport (Sweden).

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 26 aircraft – 3 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.

 

Nextjet is one of Sweden´s largest airlines commencing both regular scheduled flights, ad-hoc charters and ACMI-lease outs. The scheduled flights cover both national and international flights and Stockholm-Arlanda airport constitutes the main hub. At Arlanda Airport, Nextjet is the third largest airline in terms of number of flights per day. 280 employees and 16 aircraft serves more than 20 destinations. Our cooperation with some of the leading European airlines enables connectivity thru Stockholm-Arlanda, Gothenburg and Helsinki for travel within and outside Europe.