airBaltic and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft have announced that the parties have executed a firm purchase agreement for the sale and purchase of 30 Bombardier CS300 aircraft. The deal also includes options for an additional 30 aircraft of the same type.
airBaltic has launched a new route from Riga International Airport to Sochi International Airport. The new route offers new travel options for travellers from the Baltics and Russia with convenient connections via Riga.
Breaking Travel News speaks to Sanda Teihmane, key account manager, Middle East, at airBaltic, as the rapidly developing carrier makes its debut at Arabian Travel Market.
airBaltic transported 729,897 passengers in the first quarter of 2018, or 24 per cent more than in the same period last year.
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.