airBaltic Receives the Second CS300 Aircraft
The Latvian airline airBaltic has received the second of its 20 Bombardier CS300 jets on firm order. The modernized fleet will ensure growth of the carrier with at least 10 additional routes and 16% more tickets on sale in 2017.
The second CS300 aircraft, registered as YL-CSB, departed from Montreal Mirabel shortly before midnight local time on the last day of 2016 and arrived in Riga in 2017. The flight time was seven hours and 11 minutes and aircraft covered 6582 km non-stop between the Canadian and Latvian airports.
|Flight frequency||Start date||
|Price*, Premium||Price*, Business|
|Riga – Madrid
|3 flights weekly||May 26, 2017||75 EUR||135 EUR||499 EUR|
|Riga – Odessa
|Up to 3 flights weekly||March 26, 2017||89 EUR||149 EUR||479 EUR|
|Riga – Geneva (Switzerland)||3 flights weekly||May 4, 2017||69 EUR||159 EUR||539 EUR|
|Riga – Aberdeen (United Kingdom)||3 flights weekly||May 2, 2017||39 EUR||125 EUR||639 EUR|
|Riga – Stavanger (Norway)||2 flights weekly||May 2, 2017||49 EUR||145 EUR||425 EUR|
|Riga – Gothenburg (Sweden)||6 flights weekly||June 1, 2017||49 EUR||145 EUR||489 EUR|
|Riga – Tampere (Finland)||6 flights weekly||March 26, 2017||29 EUR||115 EUR||425 EUR|
|Riga – Catania (Italy)||1 flight weekly||May 11, 2017||99 EUR||145 EUR||639 EUR|
|Vilnius – Paris (France)||4 flights weekly||March 26, 2017||39 EUR||115 EUR||595 EUR|
|Vilnius – Munich (Germany)||3 flights weekly||March 27, 2017||39 EUR||115 EUR||539 EUR|
*Lowest fare, including taxes, fees and service charges, on www.airBaltic.com, subject to availability
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 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 80.05% of the stock, while Ralf-Dieter Montag-Girmes holds around 20% through his fully-owned Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA. The airBaltic fleet consists of 25 aircraft – 2 Bombardier CS300, 11 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.