airBaltic celebrates 23 years of flying

airBaltic in October 2018 celebrates its 23rd anniversary since the launch of commercial operations.

On October 1, 1995, airBaltic operated its first flight ever from Riga to Stockholm with a SAAB 340.

During the past 23 years, airBaltic has carried nearly 40 million passengers and performed over 670,000 flights. In October 1995, airBaltic started operations from Riga to four destinations.

Today airBaltic operates direct flights from Riga to over 70 destinations and its fleet has grown to 35 aircraft.

airBaltic serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East.

For summer 2019, airBaltic has introduced three new destinations from Tallinn to Malaga, Brussels and Copenhagen.

In addition, next summer airBaltic will launch a new direct route connecting Riga and Stuttgart.

Photo: airBaltic.