airBaltic transported 528,449 passengers in June, or 24 per cent more than during the same month last year. The Latvian airline recorded a 62 per cent market share in Riga, and a 22 per cent market share in Tallinn.
From Tallinn, airBaltic offers direct flights to Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm, Vienna, Vilnius and now also to Malaga, Brussels and Copenhagen, as well as convenient flight connections via Riga.
airBaltic has concluded a codeshare agreement with Scandinavian Airlines. The partnership will offer convenient connections between Latvia, Scandinavia and beyond.
Latvian airline airBaltic has reported a profit of €5.4 million for financial 2018, up 40 per cent on last year. The carrier reported €400 million in revenue, the first time the organisation has crossed the threshold.
The simulator will be based at the airBaltic training facilities in Riga International Airport and it is the first new full flight simulator ever purchased by a Latvian company.
The airline aims to minimise complexity and benefit from the additional efficiency of the Airbus A220-300 aircraft which will become the only jet type operated by the Latvian airline.
airBaltic carried 4,135,711 passengers on its network last year, up 17 per cent on the previous year. It is the highest number of passengers carried in airline’s history.
The third group of 11 students will become airBaltic pilots upon completion of the full-time programme in less than two years from now.
With its fleet of 101 aircraft, Europe’s eleventh-largest airline group is flying to almost 70 destinations this winter season and through cooperation with a total of 52 partner airlines, the number rises to over 250 destinations in Europe, America, Africa, Asia and Australia.
airBaltic has opened the application process for the spring 2019 group at airline’s newly established pilot academy. Students will become airBaltic pilots upon successful completion of the full-time programme in about two years.
airBaltic has launched two new direct services from Tallinn - to Stockholm and Oslo. Since the expansion in Estonia, airBaltic now bases two aircraft at Tallinn Airport.