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airBaltic welcomes latest Bombardier CS300 to Riga

airBaltic welcomes latest Bombardier CS300 to Riga

airBaltic has welcomed its seventh Bombardier CS300 to Riga.

The plane is one of a total order of 20 aircraft place by the carrier, with the Latvian airline expected to operate eight CS300s by the end of the year.

The seventh airBaltic CS300 aircraft, registered as YL-CSG arrived in Riga today at 10:46.

The flight time was seven hours and 13 minutes and the aircraft covered 6,382 km non-stop distance between Montreal-Mirabel and Riga Airport.

In total airBaltic has carried more than 300,000 passengers on the CS300 aircraft and now every fourth passenger of airBaltic is flying CS300.


Thus far, airBaltic has completed more than 2,613 scheduled flights and flown over 6,751 block hours with the brand new Bombardier CS300 aircraft.

By the end of 2019 airBaltic plans to have 20 Bombardier CS300 aircraft in its fleet.

By 2021, as an all-Bombardier operator, airBaltic will have one of the youngest jet fleets in Europe.

airBaltic CS300 aircraft currently operates on such popular routes as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Rome, London, Paris and Tbilisi among many others.

The new Bombardier CS300 aircraft, with a total of 145 seats, offers excellent flying experience with such benefits for passengers as wider seats, larger windows, more hand luggage space in the cabin, improved lavatories and more.

New aircraft is also much quieter – with four times smaller noise footprint.
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, the CIS and the Middle East.

In addition, airBaltic also offers direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius.