|January||airBaltic reports +10% passenger growth in 2016.|
|February||airBaltic recognized as best Employer for the fifth year in a row.|
|March||airBaltic achieves its first year of growth after the successful turnaround period. airBaltic welcomes its 3rd Bombardier CS300.|
|April||airBaltic begins codeshare partnership with NextJet.
airBaltic brings Riga International airport’s 60 millionth passenger on Stockholm-Riga flight.
airBaltic receives five stars in the OTP Star Ratings system by OAG for its punctuality.
|May||Sheremetyevo International Airport welcomes airBaltic Bombardier CS300 for the first time.|
|June||airBaltic welcomes its 4th Bombardier CS300.
airBaltic welcomes its 5th Bombardier CS300.
airBaltic presents its CS300 at Paris Air Show.
|July||airBaltic welcomes its 6th Bombardier CS300.
airBaltic has set a new world record as its newest CS300 turnaround for the first commercial flight took only 50 minutes after delivery from Canada.
|August||airBaltic welcomes its 7th Bombardier CS300.
Pulkovo Airport welcomes first airBaltic CS300.
|January||airBaltic has been ranked No 1 globally in punctuality in 2015 by OAG analysts.
airBaltic Teams Up with Iberia.
airBaltic celebrates 20 years in Baltic capitals.
|February||airBaltic has been awarded a Gold medal in ISPY 2016 for the quality of its cabin service.
airBaltic recognized as best Employer for the fourth year in a row.
|March||airBaltic has launched “Open Door” initiative for new crew.|
|April||New headquarters and Crew Centre for airBaltic.
airBaltic increases its firm C Series order to 20 Bombardier CS300 aircraft.
|May||airBaltic online check-in extended to five days.
airBaltic achieved record profit in 2015.
|June||airBaltic has achieved its highest customer satisfaction ratings in the past three year.|
|August||airBaltic joins Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance.|
|November||airBaltic welcomed the world’s first Bombardier CS300 aircraft in Riga.|
|December||Bombardier CS300 Aircraft Successfully Starts Revenue Service with airBaltic.
airBaltic brings record passenger - 5 390 000th customer serviced at Riga International Airport in 2016.
|January||airBaltic congratulates 1 000 000th passenger on Oslo – Riga route
airBaltic receives award as world’s #1 most punctual airline
|February||airBaltic named best employer|
|April||airBaltic and PayPal team up|
|May||airBaltic starts summer season with record number of new routes since restructuring and profitability|
|June||airBaltic begins offering new Premium tickets|
|July||Riga airport welcomes 50 millionth passenger on airBaltic Munich - Riga flight|
|November||airBaltic welcomes Bombardier CSeries in Riga|
|January||airBaltic serves 2.80 million passengers in 2013;
airBaltic surpasses by far its original plans and turns around the FY2012 loss of EUR -27 million, converting it into a net profit of EUR +1 million for 2013. airBaltic achieves profitability one year ahead of the initial schedule;
airBaltic food ordering system named one of Top 10 innovations globally.
|February||airBaltic flies Olympic team to Sochi;
airBaltic recognised as Top Employer;
airBaltic featured on postage stamps issued by Latvijas Pasts (Latvian Post) in a limited collection featuring the airline’s state-of-the-art Bombardier fleet.
|March||airBaltic launches its new service - airBaltic Bus to regional cities.|
|April||airBaltic allows personal electronic devices gate to gate.|
|May||airBaltic achieves best punctuality in Europe.|
|July||airBaltic welcomes EU approval of Restructuring Plan;
airBaltic becomes the world’s first airline to accept Bitcoin as a payment option;
airBaltic brings 10 millionth transit passenger;
airBaltic pilots go green with iPads.
|August||airBaltic achieves +14 million euro profit 1H2014.|
|September||AMBER green flying project completed;
airBaltic concludes cooperation agreement with British Airways.
|October||airBaltic launches a new direct route linking Tallinn and Paris;
airBaltic launches a new direct route linking Vilnius and Amsterdam.
|November||airBaltic Achieves No. 1 Rank in Punctuality.|
|January||airBaltic carries 3 089 406 passengers in 2012;
airBaltic beats all expectations for the financial results of 2012, by far surpassing its original business reshaping plan;
AMBER project is announced enabling airBaltic to become the first airline in Europe to start green flying for turboprop aircraft.
|February||airBaltic improves its mobile and online check-in service, doubling the number of passengers using self-service check-in within a month.|
|May||airBaltic continues to operate ahead of the business reshaping plan in the first quarter of 2013, achieving an improvement of its net results by +41% compared to the first quarter of 2012.|
|June||airBaltic introduces a VISA prepaid payment card.|
|May - August||Four additional brand new Bombardier Q400 NextGen planes enter service, increasing the airBaltic Q400 NextGen fleet by 50%.|
|August||airBaltic achieves a 15% improvement in aircraft utilisation for the 2013 summer season compared with the year before.|
|September||airBaltic turns around last year’s loss of EUR -10.15 million into a net profit of EUR +1.37 million in 2Q 2013;
airBaltic Completes Turboprop Fleet Modernisation;
airBaltic sets new punctuality record.
|October||airBaltic introduces a novel food ordering system that allows travellers to customize their in-flight meal after they have booked their seat;
airBaltic winter Olympics livery unveiled.
|November||airBaltic brings 9 millionth transit passenger.|
|December||airBaltic celebrates 100 000 Facebook followers;
airBaltic achieves record punctuality in year end.
|January||airBaltic carried over 3.3 million passengers in 2011, load factor increased by 6 pp;
airBaltic nominated Best for Punctuality in Europe;
airBaltic recognised as Top Employer in Latvia.
|March||airBaltic announced a business reshaping plan to return the airline to profitability and sustainable future development at North Hub Riga, which links the Baltic region with destinations in Europe, Middle East and Russia/CIS.|
|April||airBaltic concluded a cooperation agreement with AirFrance, including code-sharing of flights. AirFrance offers convenient connections via its Paris hub to and from destinations worldwide;
BalticMiles, a multi-partner loyalty programme created by the Latvian national airline airBaltic, has been recognized as amongst the best loyalty programmes globally, winning two Freddie awards.
|May||airBaltic has been selected amongst the world's Top 10 most innovative airlines by Airlinetrends.com;
According to study commissioned by IATA, the International Air Transport Association, the aviation industry plays a key role in Latvia‘s trade and economy. According to the study, undertaken by Oxford Economics, aviation accounts for 2.0 % of Latvia‘s GDP, and the industry supports jobs for 2.0 % of workforce in the country.
|June||airBaltic launches Mobile Check-in.|
|July||airBaltic brings 7 millionth transit passenger;
airBaltic Signs Letter of Intent for up to 20 Bombardier CSeries Airliners.
|September||airberlin and airBaltic start codeshare flights.|
|December||airBaltic signs firm order for up to 20 CSeries airliners;
airBaltic announces six new destinations for the summer of 2013.
|January||airBaltic carries over 3 million passengers in 2010, for the first time in history the airline's annual passenger number exceeds 3 million;
airBaltic launches new iPhone service;
airBaltic completes introduction of eight Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft to its fleet. The modernised fleet consists of 34 aircraft;
airBaltic recognized as top employer in Latvia in a nationwide survey,
|February||airBaltic Training becomes the EU's only IATA Regional Training Centre,|
|May||airBaltic Hosts the Largest Aviation Conference in Northern Europe – North Hub Riga Conference; airBaltic selected best in public relations in the Baltic Region.|
|June||airBaltic becomes the world's first airline to sell tickets onboard.|
|October||airBaltic supervisory board chooses Martin Gauss as new CEO.|
|December||Latvian government increases its shareholding in airBaltic to 99.8%;
airBaltic becomes the world's first airline to sell cars on board;
Latvian government approves future development of airBaltic and invests LVL 57.6 million.
|January||airBaltic carries 2,757, 404 passengers in 2009, acts as engine of the growth for the Baltics;
airBaltic wins ATW's Phoenix Award.
|February||airBaltic starts airBaltic Training centre in Riga.|
|March||airBaltic has the world's first tweet-up at route inauguration.|
|April||airBaltic paints EU flags on its aircraft;
Swedish government chooses airBaltic as official carrier.
|May||airBaltic opens BalticMiles superstore;
airBaltic receives anna.aero ANNIES Award as Europe's largest flag carrier by new routes.
|June||Flight tickets go on sale in Finnish kiosks for the first time in history, an initiative of airBaltic;
As the first airline in the world, airBaltic offers roses 11 km up in the sky;
airBaltic hosts international aviation conference "North Hub Riga";
airBaltic and TAV sign a memorandum of understanding for building of new terminal;
airBaltic launches Baltic Bike, the first self-service bike rental in the Baltics.
|August||airBaltic recognised as Latvia's leading exporter.|
|September||airBaltic nominated for international award for excellence in social media;
125 architectural concepts received for new airBaltic terminal.
|October||airBaltic celebrates 15th anniversary;
airBaltic first in Europe to introduce Apple iPads;
airBaltic introduces online booking for cargo.
|November||airBaltic opens office in Tbilisi, Georgia;
BalticMiles has issued over half a billion points in a year.
|December||airBaltic Recognized as Top 10 Innovator Among Airlines by airlinetrends.com;
airBaltic introduces Nespresso coffee in flights.
|January||airBaltic management purchases SAS shares in the airline;
Danish government chooses airBaltic as official carrier for flights;
airBaltic management purchases SAS shares in the airline.
|April||Baltic Taxi established in Riga;
airBaltic hosts the first international conference on global trends in aviation in Riga, known as North Hub Riga Conference airBaltic introduces a scheme to refund tickets for passengers who lose jobs.
|June||IATA member airlines set their prices in euros in Latvia Mārtiņš Rītiņš creates airBaltic business class menu, based on organic food.|
|July||airBaltic opens travel agency on internet airBalticTravel.com.|
|August||Finnish government chooses airBaltic as official carrier.|
|October||airBaltic announced ERA Airline of the Year Gold award winner airBaltic launches first pan-Baltic loyalty program, Baltic Miles.|
|November||German government chooses airBaltic as official carrier.|
|December||Austrian and Swiss governments choose airBaltic as official carrier airBaltic brings 4,000,000th passenger to Riga airport.|
|February 4||airBaltic opens the second office in the downtown Riga.|
|March||airBaltic announces the Largest Fleet Expansion in the Baltic Region by adding Bombardier and Boeing 757 aircraft to its fleet.|
|March 24||airBaltic Completes Introduction of e-Ticket.|
|March 30||airBaltic starts the summer season with 10 new destinations, including Almaty – the longest route in the network up-to-date.|
|April 8||The first Boeing 757-200 joins the fleet.|
|June||The deliveries of additional aircraft for the year 2008 completed. The airBaltic fleet consists of two Boeing 757-200, ten 120-seater Boeing 737-500, six 149-seater Boeing 737-300 and eight 50-seater Fokker 50, in total - 26 aircraft.|
|October 26||airBaltic starts the winter season with four new destinations.|
|December 10||airBaltic opens an office in Tallinn.|
|February||airBaltic opens a representative office in St.Petersburg, Russia.|
|April||Four Boeing 737 join the fleet. The fleet consists of 20 aircraft: 12 Boeing 737 and eight Fokker 50.|
|May||airBaltic commences regular operations out of Liepāja, Courland region in Latvia.|
|June||airBalticcard Mobile, a pre-paid phone card, introduced.|
|July||airBaltic launches online check-in system.|
|September 1||airBaltic opens Vilnius – Chisinau route, the first in a series of East-bound routes from Lithuania.|
|September 9||airBaltic starts training Boeing 737 pilots at a simulator at its home base in Riga.|
|October 30||airBaltic launches the E-voucher – the first prepaid airline ticket in the Baltic States and Northern Europe to be sold in supermarkets.|
|November 6||airBaltic moves closer to its home market by opening an office in Daugavpils, Eastern Latvia.|
|November 26||airBaltic congratulates the 10 000th passenger to use online check-in just 3 months after the launch of the service.|
|December 19||airBaltic congratulates its two millionth passenger in Vilnius.|
|September 18||The millionth passenger of the year carried by airBaltic.|
|December||airBaltic adds another Boeing 737 to its fleet.|
|December||airBaltic closes the year with 4.305 m LVL net profit.|
|February 1||7th Boeing 737 joins airBaltic fleet.|
|April 6||airBaltic opens representative office in Berlin.|
|July 1||1st anniversary since airBaltic has started operations from Vilnius, Lithuania.|
|October 1||airBaltic celebrates the 10th anniversary of commencing its operations in Latvia.|
|November 28||airBaltic becomes General Sales Agent for Singapore Airlines Cargo in Latvia.|
|November 28||airBaltic adds two more Fokker 50 aircraft to its fleet . Fleet consists of 16 aircraft: 7 Boeing 737 and 9 Fokker 50.|
|December 15||airBaltic carries its millionth passenger. For the first time in its history the airline has carried over a million passengers in a year.|
|February 12||2nd Boeing 737 joins BT fleet.|
|February 17||6th Fokker 50 joins BT fleet.|
|April 2||3rd Boeing 737 joins BT fleet.|
|June 1||airBaltic opens a hub in Vilnius and starts direct flights to a number of European destinations; airBaltic is the first airline in the Baltic states to take advantage of the opening of the aviation market following EU – accession and start operation from another state.|
|June 4||4th Boeing 737 joins BT fleet.|
|October 26||5th Boeing 737 joins BT fleet.|
|October 27||airBaltic introduces new corporate livery.|
|December 17||6th Boeing 737 joins BT fleet.|
|December||airBaltic overall net result for 2004 amounted to EUR 1,2 million (LVL 850 000) loss.|
|April 1||airBaltic implements a new pricing structure – one way ticket concept. The price of tickets directly depends on demand. The traditional "Sunday rule" does not apply.|
|April 20||airBaltic launches ticket sales from the company's website via Internet.|
|September||New staff uniforms are introduced.|
|November||The fifth airBaltic aircraft Fokker 50 is delivered to Riga.|
|November 24||First Boeing 737-500 is introduced into airBaltic fleet and operations.|
|December||airBaltic closes 2003 with 1,1 Million Lats (EUR 1.63 million) profit after taxes.|
|September||The fourth airBaltic aircraft Fokker 50 is delivered to Riga.|
|December||airBaltic closes 2002 with 406 Thousand Lats (EUR 675 000) profit after taxes.|
|June||airBaltic carries 1 millionth passenger.|
|October 30||SAS purchases shares owned by Swedfund International AB-6,5%, IØ Danish Investment Fund for Central and Eastern Europe – 6,5%. New shareholder structure: Latvian State 52,6% SAS – 47.2 %, Transaero – 0.2%.|
|December||In 2001, for the first time in its history, airBaltic posts profit, after taxes, of USD 88 thousand. (56 000 LVL).|
|April||Presentation of airBaltic new uniform.|
|June||“Baltic Cargo Center" was founded. The joint venture between airBaltic. SAS and Globe Ground build and operate a modern cargo-handling terminal in Riga Airport.|
|November 10||airBaltic receives Latvian Quality Award 2000 for Business excellence.
airBaltic receives status Well Connected with SAS.
|January 25||airBaltic registers change of the legal status – from Limited Liability company to Joint stock company (SIA – A/S).|
|June 3||SAAB 340 aircraft are taken out of operations and fully replaced by Fokker 50.|
|September||airBaltic introduces operations in compliance with common European aviation operational standards (JAR Ops).|
|November||The first airBaltic Fokker 50 arrives in Riga.|
|April 1||airBaltic opens Cargo Department.|
|January 24||The first airBaltic AVRO RJ70 arrives in Riga.|
|July 5||airBaltic joins SAS EuroBonus Program.|
|August 28||airBaltic Joint Venture Agreement Signed. AIR BALTIC CORPORATION SIA Shareholders: Latvian State 51%, SAS- 29%, Baltic International USA – 8%, Swedfund International AB-6%, IØ Danish Investment Fund for Central and Eastern Europe.|
|October 1||First airBaltic flight. First airBaltic SAAB 340 arrives in Riga.|