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Press releases: 2018

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airBaltic Meal Pre-order Sales Grow 45%

Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic has seen significant growth in the number of economy passengers choosing among a selection of over 70 fresh meals they have added to their reservation. During the first three quarters of 2018, the sales through different selling points have improved by 45% in comparison to the same period last year.

airBaltic Carries 18% More Passengers During First Three Quarters of 2018

Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 3 168 893 or 18% more passengers during the first nine months of 2018 than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In September 2018, 398 846 passengers or 16% more than last year travelled with airBaltic.

airBaltic Receives New Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

Riga. Latvian airline airBaltic on October 13, 2018 in Riga welcomed the second to last Airbus A220-300 jet for the year, registered as YL-CSL. By the end of 2018, airBaltic plans to have a total of 14 Airbus A220-300 aircraft in its fleet.

airBaltic Introduces New Cabin Crew Uniforms

Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic starting from October 15, 2018 will gradually introduce new, improved uniforms for flight attendants and pilots. In order to guarantee the best uniform design that would meet all flight crew needs, first an internal sketch contest was held. Designer Inese Alhimoviča then created the new airBaltic uniform collection.

airBaltic Celebrates 23 Years in the Air

Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic in October 2018 celebrates its 23rd anniversary since the launch of commercial operations. On October 1, 1995, airBaltic operated its first flight ever from Riga to Stockholm with the aircraft SAAB 340. 

airBaltic the Official Carrier of Pope Francis Visit to the Baltics

airBaltic Carries 18% More Passengers During Summer

Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic has transported 2 770 047 or 18% passengers more during the first eight months of 2018 than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In August 2018, 440 562 passengers or 14% more than last year travelled with airBaltic. In addition in summer season airBaltic carried +18% more passengers, marking this period as a record for the airline.

airBaltic Pilot Academy’s Second Group of Students Begin Studies

Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic today, on September 10, 2018, began study process already for the second group of students of airline’s newly established Pilot Academy. The second group of 12 students will become airBaltic pilots upon completion of the full-time programme in about two years from now.

airBaltic Shows Service Reliability in 2018

Riga. Latvian airline airBaltic has reached a regularity rate of 99.8% in the first eight months of 2018. It means that only 0.2% of the planned flights were cancelled due to such reasons as weather or strikes in Europe among others.

airBaltic Receives Eleventh Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

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