Press releases: 2018
airBaltic Launches Flights from Riga to Kaliningrad
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic yesterday, on April 16, launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Khrabrovo Airport in Kaliningrad. The new route will offer convenient connections between the two cities.
airBaltic Pilot Academy’s First Students Start Studies
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic today, on April 16, 2018, began study process for the first group of students of airline’s newly established Pilot Academy at airBalticTraining. The first group of 12 students will become airBaltic pilots upon completion of the full-time programme in about two years from now.
airBaltic Carries +24% Passengers in First Quarter of 2018
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic in the first quarter of 2018 has transported 729 897 or 24% more than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In March 2018, 280 724 passengers or 25% more than last year travelled with airBaltic.
airBaltic Reports Best Ever Operational Results in 2017
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic in 2017 was able to significantly grow its operating earnings (known as EBIT) by 16.8 million euros, reaching a total of 20.2 million euros. The EBIT Margin for the airline was 5.8%. At the same time, airBaltic improved its revenue by 22% to a figure of 347.7 million euros, and increased the number of passengers carried by 22%. Net income increased by 3.4 million to 4.6 million euros when compared to the year before.
airBaltic Top Easter Destinations – Madrid, Malaga and Athens
Riga. The most popular summer seasonal destinations of Latvian airline airBaltic during the Easter holidays this year were Madrid, Malaga and Athens. However, over the Easter holidays the largest number of passengers travelled from Riga to Moscow, Tallinn and London.
airBaltic Launches Flights Between Riga and Malaga
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic today, March 28, launched a new direct route linking Riga with the sunny city of Malaga in Spain. The route offers convenient travel options for travelers from the Baltics to sunny Malaga, by the Mediterranean Sea, and vice versa.
airBaltic Receives the ATW Airline Market Leader Award
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic yesterday, on March 27, 2018, participated in the 44th ATW Awards Ceremony in Dublin where the team of airBaltic received the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the Airline Market Leader of the Year. The ATW annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards are the most coveted honour an airline or individual can receive to recognize excellence in the air transport industry.
airBaltic Launches Flights from Riga to Lisbon and Gdansk
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic today, on March 27, entered the summer season by launching two new routes from Riga International Airport to Lisbon and Gdansk. This afternoon airBaltic will also launch a new route connecting Tallinn and London.
airBaltic Reports a 60% Increase in the Number of Mobile Bookings
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic has seen a 60% increase in the number of mobile bookings in 2017, compared to 2016. The share of bookings made from mobile devices has increased by 30%.
9 New Summer Routes for airBaltic
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic, starting on March 27, will enter the summer season with nine new routes and improved schedule linking the Baltic region with sunny destinations in Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East.