Press releases: 2018
airBaltic Pilot Academy Starts Fall Group’s Active Application Phase
Riga. airBaltic has begun the active phase of the application process for the fall group of students of airline’s recently established Pilot Academy at airBalticTraining. The students selected will become airBaltic pilots upon completion of the full-time programme in about two years.
airBaltic and TAP Air Portugal to Start Codeshare Flights
airBaltic Launches Flights from Riga to Bordeaux
Rīga. Latvijas lidsabiedrība airBaltic vakar, 2018. gada 3. jūnijā, uzsāka lidojumus jaunā maršrutā no starptautiskās lidostas “Rīga” uz Bordo lidostu Francijā. Jaunais maršruts piedāvā ērtas ceļošanas iespējas no Baltijas uz saulaino Bordo, kā arī jaunus savienojumus ceļotājiem no Francijas dienvidrietumiem uz Rīgu, kā arī tālākiem galamērķiem Skandināvijā, Baltijas valstīs un NVS.
airBaltic and Tez Tour Latvija Launches Charter Flights to Peloponnese and Marche
airBaltic Orders up to 60 Aircraft for Significant Breakthrough of Development
Riga. Today, on May 28, 2018, the Latvian airline airBaltic and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that the parties have executed a firm purchase agreement for the sale and purchase of 30 Bombardier CS300 aircraft with options for an additional 30 aircraft of the same type. This order complements the existing order of 20 CS300 aircraft and forms the backbone of the new airBaltic’s business plan Destination 2025 that builds on the successful progress of the current airline’s business plan Horizon 2021, which has laid the groundwork for future expansion.
airBaltic Launches Flights from Riga to Split
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic today, on May 21, 2018, launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Split Airport in Croatia. The new route offers a new summer holiday destination for travelers from the Baltics, as well as convenient travel options from Croatia to Riga and beyond to destinations in Scandinavia, the Baltics, and the CIS.
Over One Million Passengers Travel With airBaltic in the First Four Months of 2018
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic in the first four months of 2018 has transported 1 065 664 or 22% more than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In April 2018, 335 767 passengers or 17% more than last year travelled with airBaltic.
airBaltic Launches Flights from Riga to Sochi
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic yesterday, on May 14, 2018, launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Sochi International Airport. The new route offers new travel options for travellers from the Baltics and Russia with convenient connections via Riga. In addition, this summer Sochi will be one of the host cities for 2018 FIFA World Cup and the new connection via Riga will offer convenient flight options to all who are planning to attend the championship.
airBaltic Launches Flights from Riga to Almaty
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic yesterday, on April 29, launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Almaty in Kazakhstan. The new service offers convenient travel between the two cities, and beyond to destinations in the Baltics, Scandinavia, Russia, and the CIS.
airBaltic to Operate Flights to Malaga, Madrid and Lisbon Also During the Winter
Riga. The Latvian airline airBaltic has announced plans to continue operating flights from Riga to Malaga, Madrid and Lisbon also during the winter season, which will begin in late October.