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Press releases: 2018

Press release year

airBaltic Launches Flights from Riga to Stuttgart

Riga. Latvian airline airBaltic announces its first destination for the summer season of 2019, which will begin in late March. airBaltic continues to expand its offer to Germany, by adding scheduled flights to Stuttgart starting March 31.

airBaltic Reaches 1 500 Employee Mark

airBaltic Continues Serving Nice in Winter Season

Riga. Latvian airline airBaltic has made a decision to continue its flights connecting Riga and Nice also during the upcoming winter season. The route will offer travellers from Nice and Riga a convenient connection between the two cities until early January and then restart already in early March.

airBaltic Improves Hand Luggage Size Allowance

Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic today has announced it has increased the size of the cabin bag each passenger is allowed to carry on board. The cabin bag can now reach 55x40x23 centimetres and is effective from August 1, 2018.

airBaltic Shows Record Revenue in H1 2018

airBaltic Receives Tenth Airbus A220-300

Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic received the tenth Airbus A220-300 aircraft, registered as YL-CSJ, in Riga on July 20. By the end of 2018, airBaltic plans to have a total of 14 A220-300 aircraft on its fleet.

30% Passenger Increase During Football World Cup by airBaltic


Riga. Latvian airline airBaltic has carried over 60 000 passengers to and from its five destinations in Russia during the 2018 World Cup. The airline has carried 30% more passengers in Russia than during the same period last year.

airBaltic Records its Strongest Month Ever

Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic has transported 1 876 839 or 20% passengers more during the first six months of 2018 than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In June 2018, a record high 424 822 passengers or 14% more than last year travelled with airBaltic.

airBaltic Exhibits A220-300 at 2018 Farnborough Airshow

Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic from July 16 to July 17, 2018 participates in the 2018 Farnborough Airshow that is the second largest aerospace event in the world.  During the Farnborough Airshow airBaltic together with the aircraft manufacturer Airbus presents the most advanced commercial jet aircraft Airbus A220-300.

airBaltic Reaches Highest Customer Satisfaction

Riga. The retention rate, universally used to measure customer satisfaction and loyalty, of the Latvian airline airBaltic has reached 73 index points among private customers and is considered high as shown by a survey carried out this spring by Kantar TNS. It is by 7 index points higher than the average private customer retention rate of travel and leisure sector in Europe. It is the highest customer satisfaction rate airBaltic has seen so far and demonstrates the high level of service provided.

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