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.
airBaltic will gradually introduce new, improved uniforms for flight attendants and pilots from next week. To guarantee the best uniform design that would meet all flight crew needs, first an internal sketch contest was held.
For the first time in history airBaltic Airbus A220-300 aircraft will carry the papal delegation between the three Baltic capitals and back to Rome, Italy.
airBaltic has been revitalised in recent years, returning from the point of bankruptcy to become one of the fastest growing carriers in eastern Europe. Here Breaking Travel News talks with Martin Gauss, chief executive of the carrier, about its recent success and the challenges that are ahead.
airBaltic transported a record number of passengers in July, with 452,646 people taking their seats. The figure is an increase of 15 per cent on the same month last year.
airBaltic has concluded the first half of 2018 with a total revenue of €181 million, a 19 per cent increase over the same period last year.
airBaltic welcomed its ninth Bombardier CS300 jet, registered as YL-CSI, to Riga. By the end of 2018, the Latvian airline plans to have a total of 14 CS300 aircraft on its fleet.
airBaltic and TAP Air Portugal have signed a codeshare agreement. This partnership will enable airBaltic passengers more options to travel within the network of TAP, including Brazil, Portugal and Africa.