airBaltic carried 232,900 passengers in September, some 194 per cent more than during the same period last year. The Latvian airline performed 2,980 flights last month.
airBaltic has launched direct flights between Riga and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Latvian airline now connects both cities with four weekly flights.
The Latvian airline plans to primarily rehire its former pilots who had to be released due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as pilot academy graduates.
airBaltic has said that by connecting Baltic region with almost 90 routes across Europe and beyond, the airline has managed to surpass the number of routes offered during the same period in 2019.
airBaltic carried 280,800 passengers in August, 104 per cent more than during the same period last year. The figure is also up by a third on the number for July.
airBaltic has reported a loss of €61.5 million for the first half of the year as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to weigh on the aviation sector. Passenger numbers also fell significantly.
The money will be used to compensate for the losses caused by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and to overcome the ongoing economic crisis.
airBaltic has welcomed its latest Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABB, to Latvian capital Riga. This is the third out of seven planned Airbus A220-300 aircraft deliveries for the carrier this year.
airBaltic carried 114,700 passengers in June, or 70 per cent more than the previous month. The Latvian airline performed 1,780 flights.
airBaltic has launched new scheduled flights between Manchester and Riga, Latvia. The Latvian airline now connects both cities with two weekly flights.
airBaltic has launched new weekly summer seasonal flights between Riga and Greek island Corfu. The new route is performed in cooperation with Mouzenidis Travel.
airBaltic has launched a new product, airBaltic Holidays, offering customers dynamic travel packages which include both a flight and a hotel reservation.