Frequent flyer programmes join Worldhotels
The frequent flyer programmes of Scandinavian Airlines and airBaltic as well as the South American loyalty coalition network Multiplus have become the latest partners for Worldhotels. The three partners EuroBonus, BalticMiles and Multiplus complement the largest selection of frequent flyer and loyalty programmes offered by any independent hotel group.
airBaltic secures future with government programme
Officials in the Latvian government have agreed to a capital increase for airBaltic to enable the future development of the Latvian national carrier and fleet modernisation. The cabinet of ministers approved a capital increase by LVL57.6 million (US$107 million).
airBaltic World’s first to sell cars on board
The Latvian national airline airBaltic is the first airline in the world to sell cars on board. Starting December 16, 2011 passengers onboard airBaltic flights will have the opportunity to purchase custom designed Mini Coopers.
airBaltic’s President & CEO Bertolt Flick steps down
airBaltic President & CEO releases statement.
airBaltic shareholders agree to inject over EUR 150 million
Today the shareholders of Latvian national airline AirBaltic agreed in their meeting to finalise technical details until October 4 for the injection of EUR 153 million in new capital financed by its two main shareholders, the Latvian government and Baltic Aviation Systems (BAS).
airBaltic files for legal protection
Latvian national airline airBaltic is today filing for legal protection to continue operations in its network of airports served in Europe, Middle East, and Russia/CIS.
Number of airBaltic passengers in June +13% in Riga base
Latvian national airline airBaltic carried 365,839 passengers in June 2011 (from Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn), representing 7% increase comparing with the same month in 2010, when airBaltic transported 340,586 passengers. In June this year, the number of passengers at the base of airBaltic in Riga has increased by 13% compared to the same period last year.
airBaltic makes business class cheaper for early bookers
Latvian national airline airBaltic is the world’s first hybrid carrier to introduce progressive pricing structure for Business class by lowering fares for passengers who book their flights early. This makes travel with a Business class ticket more affordable for passengers who value extra comfort and service.
airBaltic starts summer new routes: Riga - Gdansk
On Monday, Latvian national airline airBaltic will start the first of this summer’s new routes from Riga to Gdansk, Poland.
airBaltic to link Riga and Bari
On June 4, the Latvian national airline airBaltic will start operating flights on Riga- Bari route, linking this Southern Italian city via North Hub Riga with airports in the Baltics, Northern Europe, Russia and CIS.