airBaltic Marks Third Anniversary of Operations in Tallinn and Vilnius
Riga. October 31 marks the third anniversary since Latvian airline airBaltic opened its base at Tallinn and Vilnius Airports. Currently, airBaltic offers 11 direct routes from the two Baltic capitals.
Since November 2014 airBaltic has carried more than 1 600 000 passengers from Tallinn and Vilnius combined. This year alone the volume of passengers carried in both cities has grown by 23 and 20 percent respectively.
Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “We are happy that more and more customers from Lithuania and Estonia are choosing airBaltic as their home carrier. We offer the best connectivity in and out of Estonia and Lithuania, as airBaltic serves a combination of direct flights and convenient transfers via our main hub in Riga to Europe, Scandinavia, the Middle East and the CIS.”
“Notably, throughout these years 44% of the bookings to Vilnius and Tallinn have been made from other countries. airBaltic has provided businesses and travellers from across the world access to the two Baltic countries, resulting in a significant catalytic impact on the local economies,” Gauss added.
This year, from both Tallinn and Vilnius, the most popular direct service has been to Amsterdam, seeing increased traffic in both Baltic capitals.
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.
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airBaltic in brief:
airBaltic (AIR BALTIC CORPORATION) is one of the world’s most punctual airlines 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 30 aircraft – 7 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 three years in a row between 2014 and 2016.