airBaltic announces its summer 2021 schedule, traffic down 88%

airBaltic has published its flight schedule for the upcoming summer season that will begin on March 28, 2021. The airline plans to connect Riga with 65 destinations across its network, and to launch five new routes.

In 2021, airBaltic plans to launch new routes from Riga to Manchester in the United Kingdom, Yekaterinburg in Russia, Yerevan in Armenia as well as Bergen and Trondheim in Norway. The airline also hopes to resume flights on 17 other routes that, due to restrictions, were not served in summer 2020.

Currently airBaltic performs direct flights from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius to various European business hubs and popular leisure destinations.

Meanwhile on the traffic side, during November 2020, airBaltic operated around 1 000 flights. The 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic during November 2020 reached a level of 97.15%. This means that more than 97 out of every 100 airBaltic flights departed at the planned time or with a delay of no more than 15 minutes.

November, 2020 November, 2019 Change
Number of passengers 43100 346400 -88%
Number of flights 1000 4500 -77%
Routes operated 38 61 -23
15-minute flight punctuality indicator 97.15% 89.62% +7.53%-points
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