airBaltic has launched direct flights between Riga and Kittilä, Finland. The Latvian airline now connects both cities with one weekly flight.
airBaltic carried 157,200 passengers in November, up 265 per cent when compared to the same month last year. The Latvian carrier performed 2,740 flights last month.
Emirates and airBaltic have launched a codeshare deal. Customers of the Latvian carrier will benefit from convenient access to Emirates’ worldwide network via its hub in Dubai.
airBaltic is taking part at the Dubai Airshow. Together with the aircraft manufacturer Airbus, the Latvian airline is showcasing one of its Airbus A220-300 aircraft.
The majority of employees at the Latvian airline have been vaccinated and “a few others” have recovered from Covid-19 within the last six months.
airBaltic has published its flight schedule for the upcoming summer season that will begin on March 27th next year. The airline plans to connect Riga with more than 70 destinations.
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.