airBaltic and Air Malta have concluded a codeshare agreement. The partnership will enable airBaltic passengers to reach Malta every day via common gateways in Europe as well as additional destinations served from Malta.
airBaltic will host a series of pilot open days this month in cities including Vilnius, Helsinki, Amsterdam, and Stockholm, as the carrier seeks to hire a further 100 pilots. The initiative targets different types of pilots willing to become part of airBaltic flight crew.
airBaltic will improve its service to Ukraine for the summer season by increasing frequencies from Odessa to Riga up to six weekly flights. At the same time, the carrier has confirmed it will launch a new summer route between Riga and Almaty in Kazakhstan.
airBaltic carried over 260,000 passengers in December last year, or roughly 27 per cent more than in the same period of 2016. The figure is the largest number of transported passengers in December in the Latvian airline’s history.
airBaltic has appointed Alīna Roščina as vice president of human resources. Roščina is an experienced professional with over nine years of experience in human resources management.
airBaltic has opened the application process for candidates to the airline’s newly established Pilot Academy at airBalticTraining.
During the first ten months of 2017 the Latvian airline airBaltic transported a total of 3,007,034 passengers to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In October 2017, the airline carried 319,018 passengers or 26 per cent more than in the same period of 2016.
The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch two new routes from Riga next spring. Flights to Russian sports capital Sochi will take off on May 14th next year, following by departures for Kaliningrad on April 16th.
The Latvian airline airBaltic, in cooperation with the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways, has launched a direct service between Riga and Abu Dhabi.
airBaltic has made a decision to continue its domestic flights connecting Riga and Liepaja during the winter season. The decision will allow the city to remain available for visitors from more than 60 airBaltic destinations in Europe, Scandinavia, the Middle East and the CIS.
airBaltic will introduce popular skiing destinations of Salzburg, Verona and Poprad in the High Tatras Mountains this winter. The Latvian carrier has also significantly improved service for the winter of 2017 by increasing frequencies from Riga to London, Hamburg and Prague.