Riga, 11.01.2016.

The Latvian airline airBaltic has achieved +16% increase of future bookings for 2016 compared to the same period a year earlier for flights linking the Baltic region with Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East.

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We see that our markets have responded positively and with confidence to airBaltic launching new routes, and improving the connections of the Baltic region with major European airports. With +16% more future bookings for 2016 and airBaltic announed again as the world’s most punctual airline, we have an excellent start for this year”.

airBaltic offers the best connectivity into and out of the Baltic capitals, as the carrier serves a combination of direct flights and convenient transfers via airBaltic’s main hub in Riga to Europe, Scandinavia, the Middle East and the CIS. airBaltic recently announced two new routes: Reykjavik- Riga, and Tallinn-Vilnius for the upcoming summer season. A full schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company's homepage at www.airbaltic.com.

airBaltic serves over 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these locations, airBaltic offers convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East. In addition, airBaltic also offers new direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius.


 

airBaltic (AIR BALTIC CORPORATION) is the world’s most punctual airline connecting the Baltic region with 60 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. airBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds 99.8% of the stock. The airBaltic fleet consists of 24 aircraft – 12 Boeing 737 and 12 Bombardier Q400Next Gen. airBaltic has received numerous international awards for excellence, innovative services, and achievements in reshaping its business. In 2012, airBaltic was ranked by Airlinetrends among the Top 10 airlines globally for innovations. airBaltic achieved the best on-time performance globally for two years running in 2014 and 2015.